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Flooding causes closures of road to Eden Roc subdivision and other roadways

Police alerts due to flooding

Update: Mamalahoa Highway south (Route 11) in Ka‘u is now open to both directions of traffic at Kawa Flats.

Eden Roc

The entrance to the Eden Roc subdivision in Puna is closed due to flooding. Motorists are advised to detour using Uahi Road in the Kapua Farm Lots subdivision.

Hawaii Police Department reports Kahikopele Road in upper Puna in the Eden Rock area remains closed due to flooding.


The Pahoa-bound emergency shoulder lane on Highway 130 will be closed from 3-6 p.m. due to flooding along the shoulder.


Hawaii Police Department reports multiple landslides and intermittent lane closures along Mamalahoa Highway north (Route 19) on the Hamakua coast. Motorists in these areas should expect delays and are urged to use alternate routes if at all possible.


Several roads are closed in downtown Hilo due to flooding:

  • Kamehameha Avenue is closed in both directions from Ponahawai Street to Manono Street.
  • The intersection of Pauahi Street and Aupuni Street is closed in both directions.
  • Outbound traffic is open on Hilo Bayfront Highway from Wailoa Bridge. Inbound traffic is diverted to Waianuenue Avenue.

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