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Previously Closed Portion of Kaūmana Drive Now Open

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Update: Big Island police reported at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday that Kaūmana Drive is now open. The Hawai‘i Police Department thanks the public for its patience.

Original story: The Hawai‘i Police Department advised Tuesday around 3:30 p.m. that Kaūmana Drive between Lyman Springs Road and Nolemana Street due to a downed utility pole.

A vehicle crash resulted in a downed utility pole and will require a detour of traffic for the next four hours until the pole and lines are cleared. Motorists are advised to detour around the area using Daniel K. Inouye Highway.


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