Hawai’i Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Robert Pauole
April 13, 2011
In conjunction with the 48th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, a temporary one-way traffic pattern will be in effect on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo.
Traffic will be allowed to flow in the Puna or southerly direction on Kalanikoa Street between Kuawa Street and Pi’ilani Street during the festival. The one-way traffic pattern will be in effect daily from noon Wednesday, April 27, through 1 a.m. Sunday, May 1.
Right turns only will be allowed on Kalanikoa Street to accommodate ingress and egress to the Ho’olulu Complex.
Traffic will not be allowed to turn left—or in an easterly direction—onto Pi’ilani Street from Kalanikoa Street. Traffic will only be allowed to turn right—or in a westerly direction—onto Pi’ilani Street to egress Kalanikoa Street.
Regular two-way traffic will remain in effect on Manono, Kuawa and Pi’ilani Streets.
After the festival is over, traffic will be allowed to flow in its normal two-way pattern.