In conjunction with the 54th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo.
Traffic will be allowed to flow in the makai, or northerly direction on Kalanikoa Street between Piʻilani Street and Kuawa Street during the festival. The one-way traffic pattern will remain in effect 24-hours beginning at 12 p.m. (noon) Wednesday, April 19, through 8 a.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Motorists traveling in a westerly direction on Piʻilani Street will be allowed to turn right onto Kalanikoa Street. Left turns will also be allowed onto Kalanikoa Street from Piʻilani Street.
Both right and left turns will be allowed to one-way traffic on Kalanikoa Street to access the Hoʻolulu Complex and businesses in the area.
Regular two-way traffic will remain in effect on Manono, Kuawa and Piʻilani Streets.