Announcements

HINA LANI STREET REPAIR

 NOTE: Work dates subject to change pending the effects of Tropical Storm Olivia.

NOTE: Work dates subject to change pending the effects of Tropical Storm Olivia.

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of September 4, 2018

Construction Progress

Work completed since last update:

  • Completed striping and pavement markers on North and South bound lanes throughout the Project

  • Activated all traffic lights at all intersections on the Project

  • Removed all temporary traffic signal wiring and poles used on the Project

  • Progressed with landscaping work at all intersections on the Project

  • Mounted street signs on traffic signal mast arms and progressed with sign installation throughout the Project

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue landscaping at designated intersection locations

  • Continue installing project signage

  • Install survey monuments at designated locations

  • Pull fiber optic cables through conduits on Project

  • Punch list work on Hina Lani intersection and Honokohau intersection

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Punch list work at Hina Lani intersection will have an impact on the flow of traffic. A Notice to Motorists ad will be posted in the paper once work is scheduled.  Please continue checking the website for updates.

Reminder:

Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway from South of Kealakehe Parkway to North of Keahole Airport Road is still an active Construction Area with a posted regulatory speed of 35 MPH. Although the majority of construction within the travel lanes is complete, we will continue to have workers on the shoulders and in the median on the roadway every day for the next several weeks.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

 

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of August 13, 2018

Construction Progress

Work completed since last update:

  • Completed all paving throughout Project

  • Completed striping and pavement markers on Northbound lanes throughout the Project

  • Opened all travel lanes on Northbound and Southbound directions of highway

  • Activated new traffic signal lights at Keahole Airport Road, Ka’iminani Drive, Hulikoa Drive, Hina Lani Street, Lanihau intersection, and Kealakehe Parkway

  • Finished grading all median areas and placed renaturalized a’a lava rock at all designated locations on project.

  • Completed all rumble strip installation on the project

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue landscaping at designated intersection locations

  • Continue installing project signage

  • Remove temporary traffic signal poles and wires

  • Rumble strip installation

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of work zones near Keahole, Ka’iminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

  • Temporary lane closures and flagging during the week of August 12th will be occurring during night work hours from 8:00pm to 5:30am.  Please plan accordingly.

  • Please watch for announcements regarding work that will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There may be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely.

Reminder:

With the ongoing road work, please anticipate possible delays and wait time on the highway.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

The Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway from South of Kealakehe Parkway to North of Keahole Airport Road is still an active Construction Area with a posted regulatory speed limit of 35 MPH.  Although the majority of construction within the travel lanes are complete, we will continue to have workers on the shoulder lanes and in the median of the roadway every day for the next several weeks.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of July 23, 2018

Construction Progress

Work completed since last update:

  • Completed top lift paving on southbound lanes throughout the project

  • Completed striping and pavement markers on southbound lanes from Hina Lani to the north end of the project

  • Opened 2 lanes of travel for southbound traffic from the Keahole Airport to just south of Hina Lani

  • Completed installation and activated traffic signal system at Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park intersection

  • Reconstructed, widened, and top lift asphalt paved Hina Lani

  • Completed grading and drainage work at Lanihau North Access Road

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue landscaping work

  • Continue installing project signage

  • Striping and pavement markers

  • Rumble strip installation

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Southbound striping, rumble strip and landscaping activities are ongoing and will continue over the next several weeks. Traffic changes and flagging operations will be present. Please mind all advanced warning signage and stay alert for changing conditions.

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

  • Please watch for announcements regarding work that will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There may be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely.

Reminder:

With the ongoing road work, please anticipate possible delays and wait time on the highway.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

 

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of June 25, 2018

Construction Progress

Work completed since last update:

  • Completed striping and pavement marker install on all northbound lanes

  • Completed Kealakehe Parkway (harbor entrance) asphalt paving, striping and pavement markers

  • Completed Kealakehe Parkway (mauka) asphalt paving, striping and pavement markers

  • Completed Kaiminani Drive (mauka) asphalt paving, striping and pavement markers

  • Completed Keahole Airport Road (makai) asphalt paving, striping, and pavement markers

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue top lift asphalt paving on southbound roadway

  • Continue pulling wire and installing the traffic signal system

  • Continue landscaping work

  • Continue installing project signage

  • Striping & pavement markers (southbound)

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Southbound top lift asphalt paving, striping and pavement marker activities are ongoing and will continue over the next several weeks. Traffic changes and flagging operations will be present. Please mind all advanced warning signage and stay alert for changing conditions.

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

  • Please watch for announcements regarding work that will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There may be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely.

Reminder:

With the ongoing road work, please anticipate possible delays and wait time on the highway. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of June 4, 2018

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS:

Work completed since last update:

  • Completed installing aggregate base on northbound lanes

  • Completed installing asphalt treated base on northbound lanes

  • Completed install of northbound traffic signals on south side of project

  • Completed permanent striping of the northbound lanes from the Keahole Airport to Hina Lani Street

  • Completed Stage 4 traffic control sequencing

  • Completed installing asphalt treated base from Hina Lani Street to Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Completed installation of two culvert inlet structures

  • Completed Hina Lani Street reconstruction

  • Completed guardrail installation near Hina Lani Street

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue top lift asphalt paving on the south end of project

  • Continue installing striping and pavement markers

  • Continue grading shoulders and median on north and south segments of the project

  • Continue pulling wire and installing the traffic signal system

  • Continue landscaping work

  • Continue installing project signage

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

(NOTE: Dates are approximate and subject to change.)

  • Kealakehe Parkway (harbor side) makai intersection work –  June 7-8

  • Southbound highway lane closure south of Kealakehe Parkway – June 7-8

  • Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park /Makako Bay Drive/Ala Nui Kaloko makai side intersection work – June 11-13

  • Keahole Airport Road intersection work – June 14th 8:00pm – 5:30am (June 15th)

  • Northbound lanes opening (south half) – June 21st 8:00pm – 5:30am (June 22nd)

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of median work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

  • Please watch for announcements regarding work that will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There may be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely. 

Reminder:

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

HINA LANI STREET DETOUR

Hina Lani Detour:

The intersection of Hina Lani Street and Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway is scheduled to be re-constructed the night of Thursday, May 31, 2018. The intersection will be closed to all thru traffic from May 31st at 8:30 PM to June 1st at 7:00 AM. During the closure a detour route will be marked by orange signs with directional arrows. All vehicular, bicyclist, and pedestrian traffic will be routed around construction via Ane Keohokalole Highway and Kealakehe Parkway. Please plan daily commutes accordingly.

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TRAFFIC CHANGE - NORTHBOUND LANES

Stage 5 Transition:

Completed Northbound travel lanes on the Mauka side of the project will be opened the night of Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to all vehicular, bicyclist, and pedestrian traffic from North of the Hina Lani and Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway intersection to the North end of the project. All public using the Highway to travel North will be crossed over to the completed side of the project by a paved temporary roadway in the median. Minor work may take place in the medians or on the shoulders of this area during the day-time. Night work is expected throughout this area in the future which will have minor impacts on traffic.

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PROJECT UPDATE: Week of May 7, 2018

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

Work completed since last update:

  • Installed aggregate base from Hina Lani Street to Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Installed top lift asphalt pavement from the Keahole Airport Road to Hina Lani Street

  • Installed asphalt treated base from Hina Lani Street to Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Began permanent striping of the northbound lanes from the Keahole Airport Road to Hina Lani Street

  • Grading shoulders and medians on north side of project

  • Installed swales near Kealakehe Parkway

  • Installed concrete sidewalk at Hulikoa Drive

  • Began installation of two culvert inlet structures

  • Began landscaping work at Keahole Airport Road

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue top lift asphalt paving

  • Continue striping and pavement markers

  • Continue paving asphalt base on the south side of the project

  • Continue grading shoulders and median on north and south segment of the project

  • Continue pulling wire and installing the traffic signal system

  • Continue landscaping work

  • Begin installing guardrail near Kaiminani Drive (Mauka)

  • Begin installing signage for the northbound lanes

  • Finish inlet structure installation and backfilling

 Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of median work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

  • Please watch for announcements regarding work that will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There may be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely.

 Reminder:

As a reminder, Makako Bay Drive is a “Right-In/Right-Out” only intersection. Vehicles driving northbound cannot turn left into Makako Bay Drive. Northbound traffic must drive past Makako Bay Drive and use the left hand turning lane into the newly constructed Kahilihili Street/Kaiminani Drive for access to Makako Bay Drive.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of April 23, 2018

Construction Progress

Work completed since last update:

  • Installed concrete swales north and south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Paved asphalt next to the median barrier at Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Installed end treatments on median barrier

  • Installed traffic signal electrical duct packages across Kealakehe Parkway and Hina Lani Street

  • Placed base aggregate in reconstruct areas

  • Installed drywells near Kealakehe Parkway

  • Widened and paved asphalt transition at Kaiminani Drive

  • Paved asphalt transition at Hulikoa Drive

  • Paved north terminus asphalt transition

  • Relocated West Hawaii Concrete entrance and exit

  • Installed Traffic Signal at Kaiminani Drive

  • Installed Traffic Signal at Hulikoa Drive

  • Installed Traffic Signal across from Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

Upcoming new work:   

  • Top lift asphalt paving northbound lanes on the north side of the project

  • Fine grading reconstruct areas on south side of project

  • Paving asphalt base on reconstruct areas on south side of project

  • Grading shoulder on north and south segment of project

  • Continue installing swales on south side of project

  • Continue pulling wire and installing traffic signal system

  • Culvert headwall and grading/drainage work near West Hawaii Concrete entrance

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of median work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

  • Please watch for announcements regarding work that will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There may be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely. 

Reminder:

As a reminder, Makako Bay Drive is a “Right-In/Right-Out” only intersection. Vehicles driving northbound cannot turn left into Makako Bay Drive. Northbound traffic must drive past Makako Bay Drive and use the left hand turning lane into the newly constructed Kahilihili Street/Kaiminani Drive for access to Makako Bay Drive.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of March 26, 2018

Construction Progress

Work completed since last update:

Installed concrete swales north and south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Paved asphalt trench patches for utility laterals crossing the existing highway

  • Installed median barrier south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Installed traffic signal electrical duct packages near Kealakehe Parkway

  • Completed waterline tie-ins in various locations

  • Milled existing roadway for full reconstruction from Hina Lani St. to Kealakehe Parkway

  • Installed Traffic Signal Poles at Keahole Airport Road

 

Upcoming new work:   

  • Continue asphalt paving of the existing roadway from Hina Lani to the north end of the project

  • Prepare and pave asphalt trench patches for utility laterals crossing the existing roadway

  • Continue installing swales in the median and on the mauka side of the existing roadway

  • Install traffic signal duct packages at various locations

  • Continue waterline tie-ins throughout the project

  • Roadway reconstruction from Hina Lani to Kealakehe Parkway

 

Upcoming work affecting traffic:


Dates are subject to change – watch for official announcements on website, message boards, and West Hawaii Today.

  • Kealakehe Parkway intersection road closure and detour

  • Kealakehe Parkway will be closed at night only from March 18 – April 6. We will be installing utilities across the roadway and reconstructing this intersection to transition into Queen Kaahumanu Highway. During this time, a detour will be established via Honokohau Street and Kamanu Street.

  • Hina Lani Street temporary traffic control

  • Hina Lani Street will have temporary traffic controls in place during the night beginning March 18. Flaggers will be directing traffic through the work zone. Please be mindful of advanced warning signs and drive slowly.

  • Hulikoa Street temporary traffic control

  • Upcoming night work at Hulikoa Street intersection will affect traffic in the area. Notification of work time and dates will be provided to the public via West Hawaii Today and message boards on the roadway.

  • Kaiminani Street temporary traffic controls

  • Upcoming night work at Kaiminani Street intersection will affect traffic in the area. Notification of work time and dates will be provided to the public via West Hawaii Today and message boards on the roadway.

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of median work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani,  Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.

 

Please watch for announcements regarding work which will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There will also be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely.

 

Reminder:

As a reminder, Makako Bay Drive is a “Right-In/Right-Out” only intersection. Vehicles driving northbound cannot turn left into Makako Bay Drive. Northbound traffic must drive past Makako Bay Drive and use the left hand turning lane into the newly constructed Kahilihili Street for access to Makako Bay Drive.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.

PROJECT UPDATE: Week of March 5, 2018

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

Work completed since last update:

  • Placed aggregate base course in shoulder reconstruct from the Airport to Hulikoa

  • Installed waterline laterals near the Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park and Hina Lani intersections

  • Installed multiple waterline tie-Ins at various locations in the north end of the project

  • Installed remaining reclaimed water and gravity sewer laterals

  • Milled the existing roadway from Hina Lani to the north end of the project

  • Poured concrete median barrier near the Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

 

Upcoming new work:

  • Continue asphalt paving of the existing roadway from Hina Lani to the north end of the project

  • Prepare and pour concrete median swales north and south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Prepare and pave asphalt trench patches for utility laterals crossing the existing roadway

  • Form and pour median barrier south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park

  • Install traffic signal duct packages at various locations

  • Continue waterline tie-ins throughout the project

  • Begin asphalt pavement reconstruction from Hina Lani to the south end of the project

 

Upcoming work affecting traffic:

  • Trucks will be pulling in and out of median work zones near Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani and Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving around in these areas.

 

Reminder:

As a reminder, Makako Bay Drive is a “Right-In/Right-Out” only intersection. Vehicles driving northbound cannot turn left into Makako Bay Drive. Northbound traffic must drive past Makako Bay Drive and use the left hand turning lane into the newly constructed Kahilihili Street for access to Makako Bay Drive.

Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits.  In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.

Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.