UPDATE: Both Lanes of Akoni Pule Highway Open

February 13, 2019, 12:30 PM HST
* Updated February 14, 6:53 AM
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UPDATE, Feb. 14, 6:45 a.m.: Both lanes of Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) are now open.

UPDATE, Feb. 13, 12:04 p.m.: Personnel from State Highways Division has reopened one lane of the highway with alternating traffic flow.

ORIGINAL POST, Feb. 13, 9:30 a.m.: The Hawai‘i Police Department advises drivers to AVOID Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) at I‘ole Road (mile marker 24) due to a landslide. Both lanes are closed. Personnel from State Highways Division is on-scene to assess the issue. The estimated duration of the closure is undetermined at this time.

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