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.


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.