HILO, July 31, 2015 – Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works announces that ongoing construction work between Lanikāula and Kāwili Streets for the Kapi‘olani Street Extension will proceed on Monday August 3, 2015. Portions of Kapi‘olani Street from Lanikāula Street approximately 800 feet towards Kāwili Street will be affected with alternating lane closures. Two-way traffic will be reduced to one lane and street parking will not be available in this area. Construction will start from the Lanikāula Street intersection and proceed towards Kāwili Street.
The work will consist of installing a new concrete curb, drainage improvements, gutter and sidewalks; roadway reconstruction, signing and striping; utility relocations, driveway and property tie-ins. Work is expected to continue until the completion of these necessary improvements.
Motorists are advised to expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.
Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.
If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd at 935-7194 or Barett Otani at 961-8787.