Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Robert Pauole
In conjunction with the 50th 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 makai, or northerly, direction on Kalanikoa Street between Piʻilani Street and Kuawa Street during the festival. The one-way traffic pattern will remain in effect around the clock beginning at noon Wednesday, April 3, and ending at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 7.
Motorists traveling in a westerly direction on Piʻilani Street will be allowed to turn right onto Kalanikoa Street. Left turns will not be allowed onto Kalanikoa Street from Piʻilani Street.
Both right and left turns will be allowed to one-way traffic on Kalanikoa Street to access the Hoʻolulu Complex, and businesses in the area.
Regular two-way traffic will remain in effect on Manono, Kuawa and Piʻilani Streets.