UPDATE: Water Main Break Closes Kohala High & Elementary Schools

April 29, 2019, 7:13 AM HST (Updated April 29, 2019, 8:18 AM)

UPDATE: April 29, 2019, 8 a.m.

North Kohala customers in the Hawi area will experience no water while Department of Water Supply (DWS) personnel repair a water main break near the intersection of Akoni Pule Highway and Honomakau Road. Repairs are estimated to be completed by this evening.

DWS has stationed a water tanker across Kohala High School for the public’s use. Call (808) 961-8060 during normal business hours or (808) 961-8790 for after-hour emergencies, or email: [email protected].

ORIGINAL POST: April 29, 7:13 a.m.


The Department of Water Supply reports a water outage in North Kohala due to water main break. Outage may last for 6 to 8 hours.

Due to the water outage, Department of Education has closed Kohala High School and Kohala Elementary School on Monday, April 29, 2019. Kohala Intermediate School will remain open.

Areas of Kapa‘au and Hawi may also be affected.



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