Fiber Optic Break: Communications will be affected from Kau to Kona

May 10, 2017, 10:48 AM HST
* Updated May 10, 10:50 AM
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At 10:30 a.m. Hawaiian Telcom reported a fiber optic break in the area of Hwy 190 and Hwy 200 (Daniel K. Inouye junction).

Officials say that communications will be affected along the western portion of the island from Kau through Kona.

If you are unable to access the counties 911 system and require medical, fire or police please go directly to your nearest police or fire station for assistance.

Crews are on scene to repair the break.

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