Gas pipe leak temporarily affects traffic in Kalihi

Honolulu fire and repair crews converged on North King Street and Puuhale Road in Kalihi Monday morning for an incident regarding a broken gas pipe.

The leak was reported around 11 a.m.

A spokesman for Hawaii Gas said that the break occurred in a small service line that’s not used anymore.

A city crew that had been doing road work there caused the break. The gas leak reportedly stopped within minutes.

Police temporarily closed down a westbound lane on N. King Street.

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