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Water Main Break: Closure of Wailuku Elementary, Service Restored to County Building

August 4, 2021, 6:08 AM HST
* Updated August 4, 8:33 AM
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Service Restored at County Building

Update 8:14 a.m. 8.4.21:

The Department of Water Supply reports that water service has been restored to the Kalana O Maui Building this morning. The building will be open for employees and customer service today.

Wailuku Elementary School Closed

Update: 8:15 a.m. 8.4.21:

Wailuku Elementary School is closed today due to this morning’s water main break on South High Street. A spokesperson with the state Department of Education says the school plans to reopen tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021.

Kalana O Maui Campus Temporary Closure

Update: 7:39 a.m. 8.4.21:

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The Department of Water Supply advises that it will take longer than the original estimate of four hours to repair a water main break on South High Street in Wailuku. The return of water service to the area remains undetermined. Because of the water outage, County officials say the Kalana O Maui campus will be closed today and reopen tomorrow from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Water Main Break Results in Road Closure

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Update: 5:57 a.m. 8.4.21

Emergency and repair crews are responding to a water main break in Wailuku.

As a result, the following closures are in place:

  • South High Street at Kaohu Street to Wells Street is closed – North bound (towards Main Street).
  • Kaohu Street is also closed from the David Trask Building towards South High Street. 

Maui police say the closure will be in place for approximately four hours.

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Crews from the Water Department are on scene. 

Additional Info:

Wailuku Water Main Break Affects Traffic on South High St

Water outage affects Kalana O Maui Building

The Department of Water Supply reports a water outage on South High Street this morning between Kaohu and Wells streets.

The water main break was reported at 5:30 a.m. today.

At this time, only the Kalana O Maui Building is affected by the water outage.

A lane of traffic will be closed on High Street between Wells and Kaohu streets. On Kaohu Street, there will be a lane closure from High Street to Kiele Street. Motorists should expect heavy traffic during the lane closure and avoid the area, if possible.

For emergency repairs and updates, call 270-7633.

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