Maui News

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

Listen to this Article
2 minutes
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00

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:

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

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.

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.

Maui Now graphic.

Sponsored Content

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Make the most of your Maui vacation with these top-rated activities: Maui Top 20: Maui Visitor & Tourism Information


This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments