CLOSURES: Various roads, schools, parks closed due to severe weather

CLOSURES: Various roads, schools, parks closed due to severe weather
A Texaco gas station near Sunset Beach was closed due to a power outage. (Source: HNN Staff)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Various closures of roads, beaches, schools and parks are taking place following a winter storm that caused strong wind gusts and life-threatening surf.

Here’s a list of reported closures.


  • Hawaii Island: 
    • Bayfront Highway closed due to high surf. Crews will reassess conditions on Monday. 
    • One lane of Hawaii Belt Road in Kalopa is closed to allow crews to replace 15 damaged transmission poles and lines downed during high winds. 
    • Mauna Kea Access Road is closed due to black ice. 
  • Maui: 
    • Piiholo Road, Olinda Road and Haliimaile Road are all closed. 
    • A fallen tree has shut down Crater Road at mile marker 10. 


  • The state Department of Education reported that all Honokaa schools on Hawaii Island are closed due to a power outage. 
  • No other school closures in the state. 


  • High winds forced the closure of Wahiawa and Foster Botanical Gardens, but both have since reopened.
  • Waimea Bay Beach Park closed to a downed power line near the entrance, but has also since reopened.
  • Camping permits remain suspended at all 17 City campgrounds.
  • Haleakala National Park Summit closed due to winter storm.
  • All West Maui beach parks were closed.

Various closures are being reported. This story will be updated.

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