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Daniel K. Inouye Highway Now Open

March 8, 2022, 5:29 PM HST
* Updated March 8, 7:39 PM
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UPDATE: Daniel K. Inouye Highway is now open. Hawai‘i Police Department thanks the public for their patience.

The Hawai‘i Police Department advises motorists to avoid the area of the 6-mile marker of Daniel K. Inouye Highway because of a traffic incident.

According to a community message from the department, a vehicle crash near the 6-mile marker in Hilo has caused the closure of the highway and will require a detour of traffic for the next four hours.

Motorists are being detoured through the old Saddle Road above Kaumana Drive.

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