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Traffic signals and stop signs are considered emergency repairs. Please call 961-8341 between 7:30am - 4:00pm. After hours, call police at 935-3311.


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Road Alerts



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.  

 The repair work includes replacing old timber components with new wood preservative treated components.  The project is estimated to be completed in two months, weather permitting. 

 The Hawai`i County Public Works Department is thankful and appreciative of the general public’s understanding and cooperation.

 Please visit for daily work and bridge closure status. 

 For more information contact Barett Otani, Information and Education Specialist, at 961-8787, Alan Keone Thompson, Highway Maintenance Chief (acting), at 961-8349.



Road Work on Māmalahoa Highway, Kona

The County of Hawai’i plans to do tree trimming and mulching work on Māmalahoa Highway (Hawai’i Belt Road), in Kona from June 22 – July 10, 2015 between the hours of 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The work area will begin from Manago Hotel in Captain Cook and proceed north to Teshima’s Restaurant.   An alternate route is available via the Ali’i Drive Highway Bypass (from Haleki’i Street to the northern direction).  We will be utilizing alternating ‘One-Lane’ road closures and there will only be one lane available for two way traffic.  Motorists should anticipate delays.

Roadwork is weather permitting.  No roadwork will occur on weekends or holidays.

We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your cooperation

Please call Bernardo Casuga, Kona District Road Overseer, at 322-2877 or Alan Keone Thompson, Highway Maintenance Chief (Acting), at 961-8349 if there are any questions.