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Mā‘ili Stream Bridge located on Kaiwiki Road is scheduled for repair work starting on Monday, July 6, 2015.  The bridge will be closed from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. during all weekdays (Monday through Friday), except on holidays and weekends.

Mā‘ili Stream Bridge on Kaiwiki Road closed starting July 6, 2015 for repairs

Mā‘ili Stream Bridge located on Kaiwiki Road is scheduled for repair work starting on Monday, July 6, 2015. The bridge will be closed from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. during all weekdays (Monday through Friday), except on holidays and weekends.

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Crew hits gas line during Kilauea Ave. work

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Kilauea Avenue was temporarily closed Monday morning after a contractor accidentally struck a natural gas line near the Aupuni Street intersection. Public Works notified emergency response and Hawaii Gas crews. The leak started at 6:58 a.m. and was plugged by Hawaii Gas at 7:20 a.m. The road was reopened at 9:20 a.m. […]

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Road work slated for Hamakua, North Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance division will resume resurfacing the roads in Hamakua and North Hilo weekdays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting. Motorists should plan for alternating lane closures. Roadwork schedule: * Sept. 10-12 — the remainder of Kula Kahiko Road is scheduled for […]

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County joins McDonald’s pedestrian safety campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Elementary school students will walk in the footsteps of Ronald McDonald and learn how to safely cross streets thanks to collaboration between the Traffic Division of the county Department of Public Works and McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii. McDonald’s of Hawaii is donated decals of Ronald McDonald’s bright red shoeprints imprinted with the messages […]

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Work on Kilauea Avenue (Aug. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Public Works, Highway Maintenance Division will be adjusting two manhole covers on Kilauea Avenue between Mohouili and Wailoa Bridge. The work is slated for 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday Aug. 25, weather permitting. During roadwork traffic will be reduced to one lane.

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Road work on Hoolualima Road begins July 22

MEDIA RELEASE Area Affected: Hoolualima Road (Formerly Rubbish Road) South Hilo Sanitary Landfill & Transfer Station Roadway work will begin Monday, July 22 between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and is tentatively scheduled to conclude at 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 26. The installation of speed humps on Hoolaulima Road (formerly Rubbish Road) […]

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Big Island residents enjoy the Pohoiki Boat Launch Ramp after repairs were completed in May. (Photo courtesy of the Governor's Office)

Smoother launch for boaters from the Pohoiki ramp

The rough section of the road adjoining the Pohoiki concrete boat launch ramp will be resurfaced Tuesday July 16 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. by the Department of Public Works, Highway Maintenance division. The  ramp will remain open and boaters should plan for delays. Resurfacing could continue the next day Wednesday […]

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Preliminary flood insurance rate maps for South Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Last week, the county Department of Public Works sent letters to South Kona property owners with tax map keys 8-4-004, 8-4-006, 8-4-008, 8-4-011, 8-4-012, 8-4-014, and 8- 4-015 informing them of the Preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS). The preliminary FIS analyzed the 10 percent (10-year), 4 percent (25-year), 2 percent (50-year), 1 percent […]

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Two charged in county facility gas theft

MEDIA RELEASE County Prosecuting Attorney Mitchell D. Roth has announced Billy Joseph Colliado was served April 30 with a warrant in connection to the theft of gasoline that belonged to the county. The theft occurred in October 2001 at a county Department of Public Works baseyard in Waimea, South Kohala. Colliado is charged with one […]

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Work continues of Kilauea Avenue

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Public Works is constructing two curb ramps on either side of Hoku Street at Kilauea Avenue to comply with the American’s with Disabilities Act. The project is scheduled for completion March 11 or 12, weather permitting. Entrance to Hoku Street is closed at Kilauea Avenue.

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Kilauea Ave. work under way in Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE A $1.5 million road resurfacing of Kilauea Avenue from Ponahawai to Pauahi Street with drainage improvements at Kukuau and Kīlauea began Jan. 2. The county anticipates completion prior to the start of the Merrie Monarch Festival, the world’s largest hula festival, at the end of March. Two lanes of traffic one lane in […]

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Hawaii Sustainable Community Alliance meeting (Oct. 20)

MEDIA RELEASE Date: Saturday, Oct. 20 Time: 2-6 p.m. Location: Highway 130 at Mile Marker 12, South of Pahoa We would like to share the successes, strategies, stories and some of our research with the public. We currently have a draft Sustainable Building Code under review by the Department of Public Works. The alternative building […]

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New hours for county Building Division offices

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Public Works Building Division announces new hours for processing permit applications at the front desks of Hilo and Kona offices effective Oct. 1. This change only affects applications requiring front desk clerical assistance. The new hours will be 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, except Wednesday (Hilo) and […]

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Banyan Drive tree maintenance work (Aug. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE In a joint effort, the county Department of Public Works and Department of Parks and Recreation will perform extensive tree-care and maintenance work along Hilo’s Banyan Drive starting Monday, Aug. 6. County crews will clean, thin out and raise select banyan trees’ canopies to complement and enhance the safety of motorists and pedestrians. […]

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