Water main break causes sinkhole on Kamehameha Highway in Windward Oahu
Published: Apr. 4, 2023 at 1:25 PM HST|Updated: Apr. 4, 2023 at 7:25 PM HST
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 12-inch water main break on Tuesday caused a giant sinkhole in Windward Oahu, Board of Water Supply officials say.
The break is on Kamehameha Highway, between Punaluu and Hauula, BWS said.
The state Department of Transportation said one lane is open in the Kahuku-bound direction. Traffic is currently being contraflowed in the area.
A viewer reported a significant amount of water gushing out and going into the ocean.
It’s not known when the road will reopen.
This story will be updated.
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