Kamehameha Highway in Waikane Valley expected to open at 2 p.m. - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Kamehameha Highway in Waikane Valley expected to open at 2 p.m.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Kamehameha Highway is completely closed at Waikane Valley due to an accident at about 4:25 a.m. Tuesday near Waihee road.

Hawaiian Tel expects the pole to be replaced and the road open by about 2 p.m.

A vehicle hit and knocked down a utility pole blocking the highway.

Police are looking for the driver of the car who may have fled the scene.

Power has not been cut to the area, but telephone and cable lines are hanging low.

Traffic is being rerouted into the valley causing about a 10 minute delay for drivers.

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