UPDATE: Portions of Bayfront Hwy still closed due to high surf; Kamehameha Ave. now open : Big Island Now



November 27, 2022, 8:33 AM HST
* Updated November 27, 8:42 AM

Portions of Bayfront Highway between Waianuenue Avenue and Pauahi Street will remain closed Sunday due to high surf and debris, according to the Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense Agency.

Motorists are being advised to detour using Kilauea Avenue.

Kamehameha Avenue now is open.

The National Weather Service has downgraded the High Surf Warnings for west- and northeast-facing shores of Hawaiʻi Island from Keahole Point in North Kona to Cape Kumukahi in Puna to High Surf Advisory through Monday morning.

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For the Big Island, large breaking waves of 18 to 22 feet are forecast along north-facing shores and waves of up to 11 feet are forecast along west-facing shores.

Laupahoehoe, Coconut Island, Onekahakaha, Wai`olena, Richardson’s and Bayfront canoe area will remain closed Sunday.

Keokea and Kealoha Beach Parks plan to reopen Sunday afternoon if debris is cleared.

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