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Governor releases $12.4M for highways, harbors

MEDIA RELEASE Further energizing Hawaii’s construction industry, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released more than $12.4 million for capital improvement projects (CIP) to increase safety and improve, expand and maintain transportation infrastructure across the state. “Our highways and harbors provide us with a fundamental transportation link that we depend on economically and socially,” Abercrombie said. “By […]

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Lane closure for transmission line upgrades (April 21-July 31)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Electric Light Company announces a partial lane closure along sections of Mamalahoa Highway (Highway 190) from the Waikoloa Junction (11 mile marker) to Puuanahulu (19 mile marker) starting April 21 and continuing through July 31, 2014. One lane will be closed to traffic 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Motorists are advised […]

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Queen Kaahumanu reopens after fatal collision

MEDIA RELEASE Police closed a portion of Queen Kaahumanu Highway Wednesday (Feb. 5) between Puako Beach Drive and the entrance to the Mauna Lani Resort while officers investigated a fatal traffic collision just south of Puako Beach Drive. At approximately 11:25 a.m., officers responded to the collision and learned a 52-year-old man was traveling south […]

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Highway 130 traffic

Road work slated in Kona, Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE The road shoulders along a 1/4 mile of Kohanaiki Road will undergo cold planning Tuesday, Jan. 28, to adjust the elevation difference with the travel lane. The work will be done by the county Department of Public Works, Highway Maintenance Division between 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Completion is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 31. — […]

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Aupuni road work re-scheduled for Jan. 16-17

MEDIA RELEASE Work to embed wireless detectors into the roadway surface & optimize traffic signals at the intersection of Aupuni Street and Kilauea Avenue has been re-scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 16 and Friday, Jan. 17. Motorists should plan on alternating lane closures, one in each direction between the hours of 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The intersection […]

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Highway 130 traffic

Work on Aupuni Street (Jan. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE Contractors will be working on the traffic signals at the Aupuni Street and Kilauea Avenue intersection Wednesday, Jan. 15. Wireless detectors will be embedded into the roadway surface to detect vehicles approaching the intersection and program the traffic signal to optimize traffic flow. The intersection will remain open during roadwork. Alternating one-lane closures, […]

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Highway 130 traffic

No weekend work on Kilauea Ave.

MEDIA RELEASE Traffic patterns on Kilauea Avenue at the Aupuni Street intersection to the southern end of the Wailoa/Waiakea Stream Bridge will be restored to normal conditions this weekend, Dec. 13-14. Kilauea Avenue in this section of the road will revert to a one-way, one-lane in the Puna direction 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16.

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One lane for Kilauea Ave. (Dec. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE Starting Tuesday Dec. 10, one lane, one-way travel only in the southern direction (Puna bound) will be in effect 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, weather permitting. Message boards will inform motorists of the traffic pattern. The new traffic pattern will start from the Aupuni Street intersection and end at Wailoa/Waiakea Stream Bridge next to […]

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seal-hawaiicounty

Resurfacing in South Hilo begins Dec. 9

MEDIA RELEASE Resurfacing South Hilo roads will be underway Monday, Dec. 9, and continue for 10 days, weather permitting. These roads are scheduled for roadwork: * A half mile of Ainalako Road from Ainaola Drive * Iwalani Street between Haihai and West Kawailani * Kahoa Road * Wainaku Road from Hau Lane to Haaheo Place […]

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Tree trimming in Honalo (Dec. 9)

MEDIA RELEASE County Highway Maintenance Division staff will be trimming trees, and assisting Hawaiian Telcom with the removal of vegetation on cable lines, 8 a.m.-2p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 along Mamalahoa Highway in Honalo. There will be one-lane closures and delays. Motorists are asked to use Halekii Street to Alii Drive (aka Mamalahoa Bypass Highway). Hawaiian […]

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Highway 130 traffic

No complete road closure on Kilauea Avenue

MEDIA RELEASE Changes to a road closure on Kilauea Avenue have been announced after Public Works staff met with merchants and the contractor, Yamada and Sons Inc. There will be no complete road closure on Kilauea Avenue from the Aupuni Street intersection to the Wailoa/Waiakea Stream Bridge. The road closure was planned to begin Dec. […]

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Tanker truck crash kills driver on Kawaihae Road

Hawaii 24/7 Staff A tanker truck crashed Friday afternoon in South Kohala, killing the driver and spilling thousands of gallons of fuel. Shortly after 2 p.m., police responded to a traffic crash and determined that a tanker carrying approximately 8,400 gallons of diesel fuel was traveling in the makai direction on Kawaihae Road when it […]

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Highway 130 traffic

Road resurfacing Puna side streets underway

MEDIA RELEASE The county Highway Maintenance Division began resurfacing four side streets off Kahakai Boulevard Wednesday morning. Roadwork on Palani, Opihi, Opelu streets starting from North Puni Lani, and one-half of North Puni Lani is underway and will continue for two days. On Nov. 8, road resurfacing resumes on Palani, Opihi, and Opelu Streets from […]

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Outbound morning traffic along Hwy 130 in Puna. Photography by Baron Sekiya for Hawaii 24/7.

Roadwork in Kona to begin Oct. 16

MEDIA RELEASE Napoopoo Road, South Kona One-lane closures on the lower section of Napoopoo Road are scheduled for road resurfacing starting Oct. 16 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 2 pm.. The project includes 700 feet of roadway to be resurfaced, starting 1,000-feet of Kealakekua Estates ending at Meli Road. Roadwork is scheduled for […]

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