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


Kapi‘olani Street Extension Traffic Advisory

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.


Kaumana Drive Road Resurfacing

Beginning June 18 until July 17, 2015, road resurfacing of 2.5 miles of Kaumana Drive starting approximately from Ainako Avenue/Mohouli Street to Akolea Road is scheduled by the Highway Maintenance Division.  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.