Kaiminani side streets to close


Side streets along Kaiminani Drive in North Kona will be closed for resurfacing this week.

Closures and detours for the roadways listed are scheduled between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Detour signs will be posted along the streets directing motorists. Residents on the side streets affected by the closure will receive flyers from the contractor, Jas W. Glover, a few days prior with information about the detour route.

The traffic change is to allow road resurfacing and expected to last no later than May 17, Department of Public Works officials said.

Ahiahi Street will be closed Monday and Tuesday at Kaiminani Drive, affecting only southbound travel. Traffic will be rerouted to Awakea Street to Kaiminani Drive.

The Oneone Street closure Thursday at Kaiminani Drive will affect southbound travel. Traffic will be rerouted to Awakea Street to Holoholo Street to Kaiminani Drive.

The Keokeo Street closure, Thursday through May 10, will affect north and southbound travel. The detour route for northbound travel will be Keokeo Street to Holu Street to Ahikawa Street to Aka Ula Street to Iliili Street to Kaiminani Drive. Southbound travel will be routed to Ihumoe Street to Iliili Street to Kaiminani Drive.

The Iliili Street closure, May 8 to 17, will affect north and southbound travel. Northbound motorists will use Iliili Street to Aka Ula Street to Ahikawa Street to Holu Street to Keokeo to Kaiminani Drive. The detour route for southbound travel is Ihumoe Street to Keokeo Street to Kaiminani Drive.