Road reopened in Makiki after tree fell down

MAKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A downed tree located at the 3400 block of Roundtop Drive on the Makiki side of Tantalus blocked the roadway early Wednesday morning.

According to officials, the tree came down around 2 a.m.

Police stopped traffic from moving through the area until Honolulu Fire Department crews moved the large tree off to the side of the road.

Officials say possible strong gusts and old age may have brought down the tree.

The road was later reopened.

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