Big Island Under High Surf Advisory

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The National Weather Service reported on Friday morning, Dec. 8 at 10:15 a.m., that the High Surf Warning has been downgraded to a High Surf Advisory for the north-facing shores of Kohala, Hāmākua and Hilo through today.

A High Surf Advisory means there is a threat to life and property from the surf.

Due to the High Surf Advisory, the following are in effect:

  • Department of Public Works reports Kalani‘anaole Street is now open to traffic in both directions.
  • Department of Parks and Recreation reports Onekahakaha Beach Park will remain closed through the weekend.
  • Kealoha, Wailena, Waiuli and Richardson’s Beach Parks in Keaukaha, Hilo will open after debris cleanup is completed later today.


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