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Ka‘ū brush fire temporarily closes South Point area, now open

UPDATED 4:50 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2019

Police Update: South Point Road to Green Sands beach in Kaʻu is now OPEN. Drive with caution as fire department personnel and equipment will remain in the area as a safety measure.


This is a Civil Defense Brush Fire message for 9 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2019.

The Hawaii Fire Department reports a brush fire at South Point. Fire Department operations extend along South Point Road from the South Point and Kaalaualu Road intersection.

Due to the brush fire, the following are in effect;

  • The boat ramp and Ka Lae Cliffs are closed.
  • The area is expected to be closed throughout the day.

Thank you for your attention.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. For the Alerts Page: Click Here

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