The Hawai’i Police Department reports that Route 190 between the 15 and 33 mile markers is now open. While the majority of the fires have been extinguished, motorists are asked to drive carefully as Hawai’i Fire Department personnel are still working in the area.
The Hawai'i Police Department reports a closure of Route 190 in North Kona due to multiple brush fires on Route 190, from the 15 mile marker to the 29 mile marker. Traffic heading north on Route 190 will be re-routed down Kaiminani Road. Traffic headed south on Route 190 should use Waikoloa Road to reach Kona, or head up the Daniel K. Inouye Highway to reach Hilo.