Hawaii Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Kelly Kaaumoana-Matsumoto
December 19, 2008
Because of Christmas season activities at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kapiolani Street on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Traffic will be allowed only in the Puna, or southerly, direction on Kapiolani Street between Waianuenue Avenue and Haili Street during certain hours.
Specifically, the one-way pattern will be in effect from 5 p.m. Wednesday, Christmas Eve (December 24), to 2 a.m. Thursday, Christmas Day. From 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., again on Thursday, traffic will be one-way in the Puna direction.
During these times, parking will be allowed on both sides of Kapiolani Street.