Heavy Rain and Road Closure Message

January 25, 2018, 7:22 PM HST
* Updated January 25, 8:41 PM
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The Hawai‘i County Civil Defense has reported heavy rain and reported the following road closure message for Thursday evening, January 25th, at 7:15. p.m.:

The National Weather Service reports that heavy rain conditions are expected to continue through tomorrow for Hamakua, Hilo and the Puna areas of Hawai‘i Island.

Due to the rain accumulation, the Department of Public Works reports the following road closures in Hilo are closed due to flooding:

Kukila Street off Railroad Avenue, and the two outer lanes of Kamehameha Avenue near Pauahi Street.

Motorists are advised to avoid the affected areas, and to use alternate routes and drive with caution.

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