Update: Kawaihae Road Now Open

July 19, 2022, 6:01 AM HST
* Updated July 19, 9:02 AM
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Update: HPD reported Kawaihae Road in South Kohala, which was closed earlier due to a vehicle collision, is now open in both directions, the county reported at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 19.

Earlier Version:

Kawaihae Road, or Route 19, is closed near mile marker 66 due to a traffic crash.

Hawaii police estimate the road will be closed for at least three hours. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

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