LIST: Weather-related closures, cancellations and changes

LIST: Weather-related closures, cancellations and changes
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The wild weather is causing a handful of weather-related closures on Oahu, Maui. Here are some details from city and county officials.

Oahu:

  • Kalanianaole Highway is shut down in both directions due to flooding. The closure stretches between Kealahou St. and the Makapuu Lookout.
  • The Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden closed to daily visitors Sunday. Staff will evaluate conditions and determine when to reopen.
  • 2500 block of Tantalus Drive closed due to downed tree.
  • No beaches are closed, but city officials advise of wastewater discharge near Kaneohe Bay and Kailua Beach. The city advises the public to stay out of discolored or brown water to avoid health hazards.
  • Hokulea was scheduled to depart for Maui Sunday morning. Instead, Hokulea and her crew will tentatively depart Monday and arrive Tuesday to Maalaea Harbor.

Maui:

  • County officials are urging the public to avoid the following areas: 
    -Iao Valley Road
    -Ricer Road in Waihee
    -Kahikili Road
    -Lower Waiehu Beach Road
    -Kahikili Highway, both lanes closed from Makaala to Waiehu Beach Road
  • Iao Valley Park is closed until further notice
  • Wailupe residents on the Waihee side between the Lekeona Loop intersections are being asked to place their trash cans across the street for trash pickup on Monday. The area has become too saturated and unstable for heavy refuse trucks.

Honolulu has also activated the Emergency Operations Center at 9:45 p.m. Saturday. Officials from HPD, HFD, the Honolulu Emergency Services Department, the Department of Facility Maintenance, the Department of Transportation Services, the state of Hawaii Department of a Transportation and the American Red Cross are monitoring weather conditions there.

This story will be updated.

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