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Repairs Completed on Hāna Sink Hole

September 4, 2013, 8:46 AM HST
* Updated September 4, 10:38 AM
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East Maui road closure. File photo by Wendy Osher.

East Maui road closure. File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

(Update: 10:34 a.m. 9/4/13)

County officials have since issued a clarification saying the repairs were to a water line that had broken.

Several county advisories had been issued describing the condition as a “sink hole.”

According to County Communications Director Rod Antone, East Maui work crews said the broken water line feeds into the County Garage building.

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The line was repaired by the Maui Department of Water Supply this morning, and the road was reopened at 9:45 a.m.

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(Update: 9:48 a.m. 9/4/13)

Hāna Highway between Uakea Road and Kaʻuiki Street in East Maui is now OPEN as of 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

It was closed earlier as crews repaired a sink hole found over the weekend.  Repairs are now complete.

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(Posted: 7:47 a.m. 9/4/13)

County crews are conducting road repairs in East Maui where a sink hole was found over the weekend.

The repairs resulted in the closure of the Hāna Highway at Uakea Road to Kaʻuiki Street at 7:47 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

County officials say the closure is expected to last for four hours.

In the interim, motorists are being re-routed through Uakea Road.

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