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Barricade situation on Emerson Street ends, roads reopen

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m.

Honolulu police arrested a male for a protective order violation. He was taken to a hospital for an evaluation, according to a police spokeswoman.

11:25 a.m.

The barricade situation has ended and Honolulu police have reopened all affected roads.


Honolulu police have closed a portion of Emerson Street from Prospect Street to Ward Avenue because of a potential barricade situation. Prospect Street is also closed from Ward Avenue to Alapai Street, according to HPD.

Police responded to the 1600 block of Emerson Street shortly before 9 a.m. today.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

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