(ABOVE) The storm left numerous trees down across the island, like these in Leilani Estates.
- UPDATE at 4:19 p.m. HST – Highway 11 near 70 mile mark is closed due to a fallen tree. Police say motorists should expect delays for the next 6 hours. No alternate bypass routes are available.
- UPDATE at 4:15 p.m. HST – Police report Highway 11 at the 68 mile mark is closed due to fallen tree and power lines. There will be delays for the next 4 hours. There will be an alternate route at South Point Road and Kamaoa Road.
- UPDATE at 4 p.m. HST – Civil Defense reports Alii Drive in the Kailua-Kona area between Hualalai Road and Walua Road is limited to one lane only and restricted to north bound traffic only. This is due to surf and erosion damage to the roadway along the coastline area. South bound traffic is being detoured in the immediate area.
- The National Weather service has cancelled the high wind warning and flood advisory for the Island of Hawaii.(UPDATE: At 3 p.m., Civil Defense reported a High Wind Warning has been renewed for the summit areas and areas above 5000 foot elevation and will remain in effect through 12:00noon tomorrow, Sunday January 4th.)
- HELCO reports about 5,900 customers across the island are without power.
- Civil Defense reports the following roadways and highways are closed at this time due to downed trees: Highway 250 or the Kohala Mountain Road, Wood Valley Road in Pahala and Highway 11 near the 68 mile mark in Naalehu.
- The following beaches and beach parks are closed due to high and hazardous surf conditions: Laaloa or Magic Sands Beach, Kahaluu Beach and Mahukona Beach Park
Here is the Civil Defense audio message issued for noon on Saturday: