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Weather, Landslide Cause Maui Road Closures

Landslide at mile marker 11 on the Kahekili Highway. County of Maui photo.

***Updated at 5 p.m.***

In addition to the below closures, Maui Police Department reports the closure of Piiholo Road in Makawao.  Two trees have fallen across the roadway and onto telephone lines in the area.

***Edited at 12:40 p.m. for clarity***

Two roadway closures are currently in effect as a result of the weather.

Maui County officials report that a landslide at mile marker 11 on the Kahekili Highway has closed the road in the area. This closure is anticipated to clear up later today.

Additionally,  there is a river flowing over Piilani Highway at the Kaupo Gap, closing that area. According to County officials, the Department of Public Works is anticipating the closure of Piilani Highway to last through Monday.

A Flash Flood Watch continues for all of Maui County until late this afternoon.

There is also a Flood Advisory for the eastern third of Maui County that has been extended through 3 p.m.

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