HONOLULU - Nu'uanu Elementary School was closed Tuesday due to a water main break, according to the Hawaii Department of Education and the Board of Water Supply.

The 12-inch main break was at 24 Puiwa Road in Nuuanu, between the Pali Highway and Puiwa Lane.  The main break was reported shortly after 4 a.m.

24 hours later water repairs have been completed and Nuuanu Elementary is now reopened, Wednesday January 24, 2018.

Motorists are asked to use alternate routes due to road closures in the area or expect delays while the road is still being repaired.