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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Repair crews Monday worked on a broken water main on Lunalilo Home Road.

Update: 2:50 p.m.

The Honolulu Board of Water Supply has restored service to customers affected by a water main break on Kalakaua Avenue near Seaside Avenue.

The bike lane and two makai-bound lanes were still closed for road repairs.

Previous coverage:

Honolulu Board of Water Supply crews repaired a broken water main today in Hauula, but were still working on a broken main in Waikiki.

Crews completed repairs to a 12-inch water main near 54-138 Kamehameha Highway in Hauula at about 1 p.m. Kamehameha Highway was reopened between Hauula Homestead and Kukuna roads.

The Water Supply said 10 customers were affected by the broken main.

At about 10:30 a.m. today, the Water Supply reported crews were working on the makai side of Kalakaua Avenue between Seaside Avenue and Duke’s Lane, requiring the closure of two makai-bound lanes and a bike lane in the area.

Motorists were advised to use alternative travel routes.

The Waikiki Beachcomber and Center of Waikiki building were without water for the duration of the repair, which was expected to continue throughout the day. A water wagon was on the way to the site, and BWS staff were working with affected businesses to minimize the impact to customers.

On Monday night, Board of Water Supply Crews completed repairs to a broken, 16-inch main on Lunalilo Home Road, between Koamano and Kalanipuu streets in Hawaii Kai. Water service was restored to all customers at 11:30 p.m. Monday and a paving contractor completed repairs to the roadway as of 8:42 a.m. today.

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