County of Hawai`i - Traffic and Roadwork


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Road Alerts


Heavy Equipment Transport from Puako to Pahoa to Cause Traffic Delays Saturday Morning, July 27

Motorists traveling between east and west Hawaii on Saturday morning, July 27, 2019, are advised of possible traffic delays due to the transport of heavy equipment. Isemoto Contracting is transporting an excavator from the Puako area to Pāhoa between 5:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. for work associated with restoring Highway 132.

The equipment will travel from Hāpuna Bluffs near Puako to Kauna‘oa Drive continuing along Queen Ka‘ahumanu Highway to Waikoloa Road. It will continue on to Daniel K. Inouye Highway to Puainako Street in Hilo, continuing along Kanoelehua Ave. to Highway 130, and then to Highway 132. Travel will be maintained in both directions on the highway.

The County of Hawai’i 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, please call Ben Ishii of Public Works Engineering Division, (808) 961-8423. 


Waimea Tree Trimming on Māmalahoa Highway Postponed til Further Notice 

 County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Highways Division announces that they are cancelling tree trimming work scheduled for this week in Waimea along Māmalahoa Highway from Mana Road to downtown Waimea.

Tree trimming work has been postponed until further notice in order to facilitate traffic flow along Māmalahoa Highway in Waimea, which is experiencing higher than normal traffic as motorists bypass Daniel K. Inouye Highway and Mauna Kea Access Road.  

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience yesterday’s tree trimming work may have caused and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call the Highways Division at 961-8349.