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Laupahoehoe Point Road to Close June 3–5 for Tree Removal

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Tree to be removed in Laupahoehoe June 3 to 2019. PC: DPW

The Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works’ Highway Division is working to remove a large leaning tree from Laupahoehoe Point Road. The road will be closed Monday through Wednesday, June 3 through 5, as the work progresses.

Only local traffic will be allowed access during that time.

DPW staff is setting up message boards and will be going house-to-house to notify residents.

In the meantime, crews have already begun trimming the branches of the 130-foot ironwood tree, which is partially uprooted and leaning over the road.

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The DPW appreciates the community’s patience, and will make every effort to expedite the tree’s removal.

For further information, call the DPW at (808) 961-8321.

 

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