UPDATE: 9:45 a.m.
Kalanianaole Highway was reopened at about 8:45 a.m., according to Hawaiian Telcom.
Thursday, 6:45 a.m.
Power was restored to remaining customers at 4:45 a.m., according to Hawaiian Electric Company.
However, lanes remain closed as Hawaiian Telcom and Spectrum continue repairs through 9 a.m.
The section of highway was forced to close Wednesday afternoon due to a motor vehicle crash and downed power lines.
Power has been restored to a majority of customers near today’s vehicle accident in Hawaii Kai.
Kalanianaole Highway remains closed in both directions.
Honolulu police have closed Kalanianaole Highway in both directions between Lunalilo Home Road and Hanauma Bay Road due to a motor vehicle crash and downed power lines.
According to the Hawaiian Electric Company, approximately 1,200 customers are currently without power in the area. Crews are currently onsite to make repairs.
Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.