Road work ahead


The Department of Transportation announced the following road closures this week:

  • On Mamalahoa Highway near Captain Cook, alternating lane closures in both directions between Kiloa Road and Rabbit Hill Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for slope stabilization work.
  • On Mamalahoa Highway from Kaapuna to Kaohe, alternating lane closures in both directions between Waiea Road and Yee Hop Ranch Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for pavement resurfacing.
  • On Mamalahoa Highway near Kainaliu, alternating lane closures in both directions between Haawina Street and St. Paul Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for slope stabilization work.

  • On Mamalahoa Highway near Makalei, alternating single lane closures in both directions between Hina Lani Street/North Kona Belt Road and Old Kona Village Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for roadway reconstruction.

  • On Mamalahoa Highway near Naalehu, alternating lane closures in both directions between South Point Road and Punaluu Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for water line installations.

  • On Hawaii Belt Road near Kalopa, alternating lane closures in both directions between Kahawai Road and Hauola Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, for guardrail installations.
  • On Volcano Road near Keaau, there will be contraflow. Volcano-bound lanes will be converted to two-way traffic, Hilo-bound lanes will be reduced to single lane for vehicles, buses, trucks with 15,000 GVWR or more and trucks with trailers. Contra-flow pattern to be in effect from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, for roadway reconstruction work.
  • On Volcano Road near Kulani Road, alternating single lane in both directions in the vicinity of Kulani Road between South Pszyk Road and Kukui Camp Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for roadway striping and traffic signal installation work.