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Kamehameha Highway reopened after accident damages utility pole

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    A traffic accident knocked down a utility pole and wires on Kamehameha Highway near Kaaawa Elementary School this morning.

Honolulu police reopened Kamehameha Highway near Kaawa Elementary School after a traffic accident early this morning knocked down a utility pole and power lines.

Police directed Kaneohe-bound traffic to Ohelokai Road and Kahuku-bound traffic to Pohuehue Road until Hawaiian Electric Co. crews secured the wires and pole.

The accident happened at about 1:44 a.m.

Police reopened the highway at about 5:45 a.m.

No serious injuries were reported.

A Hawaiian Electric Co. spokesman said customers in the area briefly lost power when crews de-engergized the lines to secure them.

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