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‘Suspicious Package’ Closed Hilo Post Office Monday

October 27, 2015, 12:03 PM HST
* Updated October 27, 12:05 PM
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A United States Postal Service officials tells Big Island Now that the Hilo Post Office was temporarily closed Monday afternoon and into the evening as a result of a suspicious package.

At 4:15 p.m., an unattended package was found in the facility’s retail lobby.

The Hawai’i Police Department and Hawai’i County Fire Department responded to the scene, where the package was determined not to be a threat.

According to the USPS, the Post Office, located along Kekuanaoa Street, reopened to the public at 6:30 p.m.

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