KAWAIHAE — Initial work began March 14 on a $1,514,153 project to improve the Queen Kaahumanu Highway at Kawaihae Road intersection. But delays halted construction until recently. “The Queen Kaahumanu Highway Intersection Improvements at Kawaihae Road Project will widen the subject intersection to provide a right-turn lane for northbound Queen Kaahumanu Highway traffic, a right-turn lane for eastbound Kawaihae Road traffic, an acceleration lane on Kawaihae Road and a lengthened […]
This is a Civil Defense brush fire road closure update for Saturday, August 4 at 5:00 in the morning. Hawaii Fire Department reports the following roads remain closed due to the Waikoloa brush fire: Highway 190 between the Waikoloa Road junction and Kaiminani Drive. Hwy 190 between Kaiminani Drive and Puu Lani Ranch is open to local traffic only. Daniel K. Inouye Hwy between the Old Saddle Road junction and […]
The Hawaii Police Department reports that Waikoloa Road is now open to traffic. Motorists will have to take a left turn onto Highway 190 (toward Waimea) as Highway 190 remains closed south of Waikoloa Road. New Saddle Road remains closed from the 43 mile marker west to Highway 190. Old Saddle Road is open to traffic. Highway 190 remains closed from Waikoloa Road south to Puulani Ranch. Highway 190 is […]
Hawaii Fire Department reports the following roads remain closed due to the Waikoloa brush fire: • Highway 190 between the Old Saddle Road junction and Kaiminani Drive. • Hwy 190 between Kaiminani Drive and Puu Lani Ranch is open to local traffic only. • Waikoloa Road between Waikoloa Village and Highway 190 junction. • Daniel K. Inouye Hwy between the Old Saddle Road junction and Hwy 190 junction. For motorists […]
Route 190 (Mamalahoa Highway) is now open to traffic in both directions. It was closed earlier between Old Saddle Road and Daniel K. Inouye Memorial Highway due to a brush fire. Waikoloa Road remains CLOSED between Route 190 (Mamalahoa Highway) and Paniolo Avenue due to the brush fire.
Those wanting to donate to the family of fallen Puna patrol Officer Bronson K. Kaliloa can do so by dropping off or mailing checks to the Pahoa police station. Checks can be made out to Casey Kaliloa, the officer’s wife. The mailing address for the station is 15-2615 Keaau-Pahoa Highway, Pahoa, HI 96778. “Donations are already starting to come in. We’ll make sure they get it,” said Maj. Samuel Jelsma, […]
Harvey Damo Jr. Shevylyn Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating two officer-involved shooting incidents that occurred Thursday, (July 18), in the areas of Keauhou and Napoopoo Road. At about 4:58 p.m., police received a tip that fugitive Justin Waiki was possibly sighted within a primer-colored Toyota pickup truck with unknown license plates within the parking lot of 75-1015 Henry Street, Kailua-Kona. Additional information indicated the truck was last seen traveling westbound […]