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A lens shaped lenticular cloud Monday afternoon (Feb 2) over the slopes of Mauna Kea seen from the Daniel K. Inouye Highway. Photo by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Speed limit to increase to 60 mph on Daniel K. Inouye Highway

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be replacing speed limit signs on the Daniel K. Inouye Highway (also known as Saddle Road) beginning Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. Approximately 70 new speed limit signs will reflect an increase in speed limit from 55 mph to 60 mph. The increased speed limit takes effect Feb. 7 […]

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Hawaiʻi Island police have identified a body found off the Saddle Road on June 16.

He was identified as 32-year-old Joshua M. Kahele, who had no permanent address.

An autopsy report received this month confirmed that he died from asphyxia due to hanging.

Police identify body found off Saddle Road in June

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified a body found off the Saddle Road on June 16. He was identified as 32-year-old Joshua M. Kahele, who had no permanent address. An autopsy report received this month confirmed that he died from asphyxia due to hanging.

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Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the discovery of a body off the Saddle Road.

At 11:10 a.m. Tuesday (June 16), officers responded to a report of an unattended truck off the 15-mile marker of Saddle Road.

They found a body in an advanced stage of decomposition.

Badly decomposed body found near the Daniel K. Inouye Hwy.

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating the discovery of a body off the Saddle Road. At 11:10 a.m. Tuesday (June 16), officers responded to a report of an unattended truck off the 15-mile marker of Saddle Road. They found a body in an advanced stage of decomposition.

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Keaau man is 25th traffic fatality this year

A 31-year-old Keaʻau man died Friday morning (November 29) in a single utility tractor crash. He was identified as Troy K. Pattioay. About 11:33 a.m., Pattioay was operating a 1987 Kenworth Utility tractor pulling an unloaded lowboy trailer and traveling west on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, (New Saddle Road), just prior to the 51-mile marker.

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Stene: Saddle Road improvements save time

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Daniel K. Inouye Highway: New segment of Saddle Road opens

Addition to speed Hilo-Kona commute; dedicated on late Sen. Inouye’s birthday

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Police to use ‘speed boards’ on new Saddle Road segment

MEDIA RELEASE The latest phase of the Saddle Road realignment project will be open to vehicular traffic beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, following a dedication ceremony. To promote safety for the motoring public, police will conduct education by way of “speed boards,” devices that provide a digital display of approaching vehicles’ speed. Additionally, […]

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Saddle Road resurfacing (June 26)

MEDIA RELEASE County crews will close and resurface the eastbound (Hilo bound) lane of Saddle Road at the 9.4-mile marker, Wednesday June 26. Special off duty officers will direct traffic during the roadwork scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Roadwork is scheduled to end 3:30 p.m., but may be extended to end later to complete […]

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Legislators vote to rename Saddle Road in honor of Senator Daniel Inouye

The House today passed a resolution to designate Hawaii Island’s Saddle Road as the Daniel K. Inouye Legacy Highway.

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Expect traffic delays due to military convoys Friday and Sunday (Feb 1 & 3)

Hilo-based military units will convoy from Keaukaha Military Reservation (KMR) to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Friday, Feb. 1 between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The unit will redeploy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Keaukaha Military Reservation on Sunday Feb. 3 between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

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A military convoy pulls over onto the shoulder of Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 190) to let traffic pass after exiting Saddle Road as it heads South to Waikolola Road. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Military convoys to travel between PTA and Kawaihae Harbor Saturday (Jan 19)

Oahu-based military units will convoy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Harbor on Saturday Jan. 19 between 6 a.m. and noon via Saddle Road, Mamalahoa Highway, Waikoloa Road, Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Kawaihae Road.

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Expect traffic due to military convoys on Friday (Jan 18)

Oahu-based military units will convoy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Kawaihae Harbor on Friday Jan. 18 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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A convoy of military vehicles heads up Waikoloa Road Friday (May 27) on their way to Pohakuloa Training Area. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Expect traffic as military convoys head from Kawaihae to PTA Sunday (Jan 13)

Oahu-based military units will convoy from Kawaihae Harbor to Pōhakuloa Training Area on Jan. 13 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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A convoy of vehicles from 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade is driven over Saddle Road. Photo by Sgt. Bryanna Poulin 25th CAB Public Affairs

Military convoys on roadways January 4-11, 2013

Military convoys may cause traffic delays between Hilo and PTA along with Kawaihae and PTA January 4-11 timeframe.

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