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UPDATE: Kea‘au-Pahoa Highway Closed Until Further Notice

December 29, 2015, 2:26 PM HST
* Updated December 29, 7:19 PM
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rt130-traffic Early evening commuter traffic approaching the end of the Keaau bypass on Route 130 backs up to Keaau High School and sometimes beyond. Photo by Hunter Bishop

Route 130. Photo by Hunter Bishop

UPDATE 6:40 p.m.

The Hawai‘i Police Department reports that Highway 130 near the Kea‘au Transfer Station is now open in both directions.

UPDATE 5 p.m.

News sources report that the road is closed to a fatal vehicle accident.

ORIGINAL POST 4:18 p.m.

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Highway 130—the Kea‘au-Pahoa Highway—is closed in both directions at the Kea‘au transfer station. Motorists are advised to use the Road 8/Ainaloa Boulevard emergency access route until further notice.

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