Semi-truck crash causes tree fall, closing roads near Ala Moana Center

All westbound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard are closed from Mahukona Street. Northbound lanes of Mahukona Street are also closed from Kona Street.
Published: Sep. 8, 2022 at 5:29 PM HST|Updated: Sep. 8, 2022 at 7:18 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A crash involving a semi-truck with a Matson container caused a huge tree to fall on Kapiolani Boulevard.

Several roads are closed near Ala Moana Center on Thursday evening as crews clear a fallen tree.

Police sent an alert out just before 5 p.m.

The mess is on the mauka side near Mahukona Street, right by Pan-Am building and First Hawaiian Bank.

According to EMS, no one was taken to the hospital.

All westbound lanes of Kapiolani Boulevard are closed from Mahukona Street. Northbound lanes of Mahukona Street are also closed from Kona Street.

Drivers are advised to take alternate routes until the scene is cleared.

No word on how long it’ll take to clear the scene.

This story will be updated.