Temporary one-way traffic on Kalanikoa Street due to Merrie Monarch Festival March 30-April 3


Kalanikoa Street in Hilo fronting Edith Kanakaole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

In conjunction with the 53rd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, a temporary one-way traffic pattern will be in effect 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 around the clock from 12 noon Wednesday, March 30, through 8 a.m. Sunday, April 3.

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.