Winds continue to blow Monday on the Big Island, with a High Wind Advisory for the entire island in place.

The National Weather Service has also issued a High Surf Warning for North and East facing shores and a High Surf Advisory for West facing shores of the Big Island. 

Winds may be dying down, but surf will peak later Monday morning.

HELCO is working to restore power in the Hamakua District, and crews are working to clear multiple downed trees and utility poles from the roadways.

Road Closures include:

  • Bayfront Highway
  • Waipio Valley Road
  • Laupahoehoe Point Road
  • One Lane of Highway 19 near the 38 mile marker

There are no school closures Monday on the Big Island.

All beach parks and camping grounds closed until further notice. 

The county is warning motorists to be alert for poor driving conditions, and beach-goers are advised to stay alert for dangerous ocean and wind conditions.