- RUNAWAY BRUSHFIRE: The brushfires in the Kawaihae area continue to burn out of control. Over 1,500 acres are estimated to have burned so far. The fire jumped the roadway in multiple areas on Saturday. Gusty wind conditions continue today and heavy smoke is being reported.
- EVACUATIONS: Kawaihae Village area, Spencer Beach Park.
- EMERGENCY SHELTERS: The Evacuation Center at the Thelma Parker Gym in Waimea will remain open at this time.
- ROAD CLOSURES: Queen Kaahumanu Highway is closed to all traffic from Puako Beach Drive. Kawaihae Road is also closed between the 62 mile marks on the Waimea or East side and the Akoni Pule Junction at Kawaihae Harbor. Kohala traffic on Akoni Pule is being detoured through the Kohala Ranch Subdivision.
Above photo by Visionary Video