County of Hawai`i - Traffic and Roadwork

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Reckless Driving

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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
View full list of issues to report

Road Alerts


New crosswalk on Kawaihae Road

Beginning Tuesday, November 18 and continuing through early December, Big Island Electrical Service

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November detour schedule around Kamehameha Avenue

The detour around Kamehameha Avenue and Pauahi intersection to enter Bayfront Highway through Hilo Bayfront Park (also known as Bayfront Highway canoe area) will be closed Friday, November 7 in preparation for Veteran’s Day activities and on the following holidays:

  • ·         Tuesday, November 4, General Election Day
  • ·         Tuesday, November 11, Veterans Day
  • ·         Thursday, November 27, Thanksgiving

 The detour is open Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM and closed weekends and holidays.