Strong winds lead to road closures on west Maui

KAPALUA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) – High winds are causing multiple road closures on west Maui.

A street near the Kapalua-West Maui Airport was closed Wednesday morning after officials say two unsafe power poles along the roadway. Akahele Street was closed from Honoapiilani Highway to the airport. The county is not sure how long it will stay closed.

Around 3:30 PM Wednesday fire officials closed Puukolii near the Kaanapali Coffee Farms. The Maui Fire Department is utilizing the for access to a brush fire in the area.

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