County of Hawai`i - Traffic and Roadwork

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Road Hazards

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Road Closure Requests

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State Highway & Roads Maintenance

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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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  • If a street light is out or stays on all day, please let us know. Click to report
  • The taking or defacing of traffic signs is against the law. Offenders or violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent possible according to the law. Click to report
  • To request markings or report markings that are faded or need attention, please fill out the online form. Click to report
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Road Alerts


Hamakua Road Resurfacing Ahualoa 

Starting April 29 to May 13, resurfacing of approximately 4910 feet of the Old Mamalahoa Highway is scheduled by the Highway Maintenance Division.  Work will start approximately 1 mile from Lakeland Subdivision and proceed towards Honokaa.  Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM.  Alternate lane closures will be in effect between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM.  Plan on delays.  

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

We appreciate your cooperation and patience.




March 27, 2015

Contact Person:           Ron Thiel, Traffic Division Chief, 961-8341

The County is pleased to announce the launch of, a publicly available web based traffic monitoring service for the lower Puna to Kea`au area.

Traffic conditions along several transportation corridors that may be affected by the June 27th Lava Flow, including HWY 130, will be monitored with thirty cameras.  The images are available for public viewing at 

The camera images refresh every three to five minutes and are meant to assist the public in making their travel plans.  The website also provides estimated drive times based on current traffic conditions. 

The traffic monitoring system is a part of the County’s overall plan to monitor traffic flow that may have to be re-routed as a result of the June 27 Lava Flow.  The cameras were installed by ICX Transportation Group.  The service went live on March 25, 2015. 

The cameras are government property and specifically programmed to only work with government equipment.  Please kokua and respect this public benefit and service.

The website also provides social media links to Civil Defense and the County of Hawai`i and can be updated to inform the public about road incidents.