(BIVN) – A reported water main break has closed a part of Aliʻi Drive in Kailua-Kona next to the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.
According to a county-issued “Water Main Break Notification” for Friday, February 23 at 1 p.m., the Department of Water Supply reported the break occurred on Aliʻi Drive between Kamehameha Hotel and Likana Lane.
“Until further notice, Police have closed the northbound lane of Aliʻi Drive in this area,” Hawaii County Civil Defense stated. “Motorists, please use alternate routes at this time.”
UPDATE (3:45 p.m.) – Department of Water Supply reports repairs to the water main break on Aliʻi Drive between Kamehameha Hotel and Likana Lane continue.
Police have closed both lanes of traffic on Aliʻi Drive in this area. The repair is estimated to be completed within the next 5 hours. Motorists should use alternate routes during this time, county officials say.
“Until the repair is completed, DWS customers in the affected service area may experience low to no water pressure,” a Civil Defense message stated. “Thank you for your patience and understanding.”