Emergency Road Repairs in Kīhei, Maui: Responding to Heavy Rains and Flooding

Heavy Rains Trigger Emergency Repairs: Following intense rains, emergency roadway repairs are underway on South Kīhei Road from Ohukai Road to Maui Bay Villas. Stay informed about the ongoing efforts.

Area Closed to Motorists: The affected area, temporarily closed to motorists, is under repair from Ohukai Road to Maui Bay Villas. Local traffic is permitted, ensuring safety during repairs.

Detour Information: Ohukai Road to Pi’ilani Highway: For those navigating South Kīhei Road, detours are in place. Take Ohukai Road to Pi’ilani Highway and return via Waipuilani Road. Plan your route accordingly.

Flooding Aftermath: Waterline Damage: Jan. 16, 2024, rain event caused floodwaters impacting South Kīhei Road. A waterline near the 500 block suffered damage, prompting emergency repairs by the Department of Water Supply.

Securing the Damaged Road: Department of Public Works is actively securing the undermined and destroyed portion of South Kīhei Road. Swift efforts are in progress to restore stability.

Mud and Debris Closure: Kaonoulu Street: Kaonoulu Street, from Alulike Street to South Kīhei Road, remains closed due to mud and debris. The road will be cleared once rain subsides, according to the County of Maui.

Progress Update: South Kīhei Road: A portion of South Kīhei Road, impacted by flooding near Uwapo Road, has been reopened as of Wednesday afternoon. Stay tuned for further updates on restoration efforts.