Some Maui roads reopen

Ikaika M Hussey

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii — Maui County road crews and utility workers have gotten some major roads and services operational again.

Crews have cleared Honoapiilani Highway in both directions, for Kihei and Lahaina bound motorists. Crews have also cleared Keolani Place, the only road to Kahului International Airport.

Department of Water Supply workers have also restored water service to all areas.

North Kihei Road, South Kihei Road, Lower Waiehu Beach Road, Kahului Beach Road, Hobron Avenue and Amala Street remain closed however.

Crews are working to clear these areas as well.

In the meantime shelter officials are releasing those at evacuation centers in across the island so they can return to their homes and hotel rooms.

Maui police are asking that everyone drive safely, and to be patient while on the road.

UPDATE 9:32 am

Lower Honoapiilani Hwy remains closed.