TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of King St. to close for drill at Farrington High School

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of King St. to close for drill at Farrington High School

KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A portion of North King Street will be temporarily closed in both directions for about an hour on Wednesday because Farrington High School will be holding an emergency evacuation drill, according to the state Department of Education.

The street will be closed between Kalihi Street and Houghtailing Street/Waiakamilo Road between 9:30 and 10:45 a.m.

During the drill, nearly 2,400 students will cross the street to a designated evacuation site at the nearby Kalakaua District Park.

Drivers are asked to avoid this area and take alternate routes.

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