East Hawaii News

Highway 19 Again Open Near Hau Street in Hilo

June 13, 2022, 10:20 AM HST
* Updated June 13, 10:23 AM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

Update: Big Island police report that Highway 19 is now open. The Hawai‘i Police Department thanks the public for its patience.

Original story: The Hawai‘i Police Department advised motorists Monday morning to avoid Highway 19 and Hau Street near the 4 mile marker in the Wainaku area of Hilo due to a current traffic accident.

It will require a detour of traffic for the next two hours, the department stated at 7:30 a.m. Motorists are being detoured through Old Māmalahoa Highway.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments