County of Hawai`i - Traffic and Roadwork


Reckless Driving

phone iconCall 911 (Police)

Road Hazards

phone iconCall 935-3311 (Police)

Road Closure Requests

phone iconCall 961-2227 (Police Traffic Services)

State Highway & Roads Maintenance

phone iconCall 933-8878 (State Highways)

Out of order traffic light icon and text Did You Know?

Traffic signals and stop signs are considered emergency repairs. Please call 961-8341 between 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. After hours, please report to Police at 935-3311.



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Traffic Division Contact Information

The Traffic Division is one of five divisions within the Department of Public Works responsible for the maintenance and operation of streetlights, traffic signals, signs and markings, other traffic control facilities and devices on the County highway system, and for operating and maintaining the streetlights and traffic signals on the State highway system.

Division Head
Ronald L. Thiel, P.E.

Aaron Takaba

Mailing Address
108 Railroad Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720

Hours of Operation
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday

Phone Number
(808) 961-8341

Fax Number
(808) 961-8591

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