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Downed Tree and Power Lines on Olinda Road

June 1, 2011, 9:10 AM HST
* Updated June 1, 10:34 AM
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By Wendy Osher

MECO power lines. Photo by Wendy Osher.

(Update: 10 a.m. 6/1/11)

County crews have cleared Olinda Road for one lane of alternating traffic.  The road was completely closed at 9:05 a.m. because of a downed tree and power lines.  The incident was reported on Olinda Road at Hanamu Road in Makawao.

(Update: 9:05 a.m. 6/1/11)

Maui police have closed a portion of Olinda Road in Makawao due to a downed tree and power lines.  The closure went into effect at 8:45 a.m. and extends from Pookela Church to Hanamu Road.  Motorists are asked to avoid the area and expect delays in their commute.

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