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Honoapiʻilani Traffic Accident – ROAD IS NOW OPEN

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Update: (5:17 p.m. 7.5.19)

The Honoapiʻilani Highway is now OPEN in both directions as of 5:17 p.m.  It was closed earlier this afternoon following a motor vehicle accident on the Māʻalaea side of the tunnel. Motorists can continue to expect significant delays as traffic will take time to resume its normal flow.

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Motorists are advised of a traffic accident on the Honoapiʻilani Highway on the Māʻalaea side of the tunnel.  The accident was reported at around 4 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019.

Maui police, fire personnel and medics are responding. Maui police issued a road closure notification at 4:30 p.m. saying the road was closed in both directions.


Motorists can expect significant delays.


Also this might be a good time for motorists to keep in mind that there is scheduled work projects by the state Department of Transportation that will affect Lahaina traffic next week. Click here for a full list of state DOT projects affecting traffic islandwide, from July 6 to 12.

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