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Partial road closures scheduled on Po’ohiwi Road Nov. 13 to Dec. 31

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The Department of Water and Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company Inc.announce a road closure along portions of Po’ohiwi Road beginning Nov. 13 to Dec. 31 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, weather permitting to perform utility work and excavation along Po’ohiwi Road for the Kalaheo Water Systems Improvement Project.

Po’ohiwi Road is a narrow road with limited to no shoulder areas; therefore, the road closure will be implemented in 50-minute increments on sections of the road as work progresses to allow residents access. Traffic control will be positioned near the work areas to open access for local traffic only during the following scheduled times:

Po’ohiwi Road Access Schedule: Subject to change.

  • Closed: 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. Open 8:50 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Closed: 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Open 9:50 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Closed: 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Open 10:50 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Closed: 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Open 11:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Closed: 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Open 1:20 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Closed: 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Open 2:20 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Closed from 2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. Open from 3:20 p.m. until the next business day.

Motorists are advised to adhere to posted signs and flagger personnel and allow additional time when traveling through Po’ohiwi Road. Additionally, no parking will be allowed along Po’ohiwi Road or near the intersection of Po’ohiwi Road and Pu’uwai Road.


For more information or questions, please contact the Department of Water at 808-245-5461.


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