This is a Civil Defense brush fire road closure update for Saturday, August 4 at 8:30 in the morning.
Hawaii Police Department reports the following roads remain closed due to the Waikoloa brush fire:
Highway 190 between the Waikoloa Road junction and Kaiminani Drive.
Daniel K. Inouye Hwy between the Waikii turnoff and Hwy 190 junction.
Hwy 190 between Kaiminani Drive and Puu Lani Ranch is open to local traffic only.
For motorists traveling between Hilo and Kona, use Daniel K. Inouye Highway to the Old Saddle Road junction at mile marker 43 to Highway 190, detour through Waikoloa to Queen Kaahumanu. Waimea through Kawaihae Rd to Queen Kaahumanu Hwy is open. Motorist traveling south, Hwy 11 is open.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.