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Expect traffic delays near Sandalwood subdivision on June 17

Expect traffic delays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 17, on Kawaihae Road (Highway 19) between mile markers 58 and 59 due to investigation and removal of military ordnance and explosives at the Sandalwood subdivision in Waimea.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, working with the State of Hawaii Department of Health and in coordination with the Hawaii County Police Department, Hawaii County Civil Defense, Hawaii County Fire Department, and State Department of Transportation, will be investigating and disposing of military ordnance and explosives in a Formerly Used Defense Site called the Waikoloa Maneuver Area.