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KONA to HILO Route Changes on October 4 to 8, 2016 due to Ironman Triathlon

From October 4, 2016, through October 8, 2016, the Hilo/Kona bus route will be revised as follows due to road closures during the Ironman Triathlon.  Below is a summary of the revisions.


Tuesday, October 4 through Friday, October 7, 2016


            Kona to Hilo

From Alii Drive, buses will turn right on Lunapule turn left on Kuakini Highway

            and will make the following stops:  Pottery Terrace, University of the Nations and

            McDonalds and proceed to Kona Commons and operate normal routing and schedule.


            Hilo to Kona

            From Kmart, the bus will travel on Queen Kaahumanu and turn right on Palani, left on

            Kuakini Highway.  Stops will be by the 76 gas station, across of University of

            Nations and Pottery Terrace turn right on Lunapule, left on Alii Drive and operate

            normal routing and schedule.                                        


Saturday, October 8, 2016  


            Kona to Hilo

From Keauhou Sheraton Resort buses will enter Keauhou Shopping Center, buses will turn left on Kamehameha III Road and proceed on Queen Kaahumanu Highway making stops before the Lako Street traffic light, before Nani Kailua Intersection (before traffic light) and before Henry Street by mile marker sign.  Turn on Henry Street and proceed to Kmart.  After Kmart, proceed on Kamakaeha Avenue, left turn on Palani and proceed with normal routing through Kealakehe.


            Hilo to Kona

            From Kmart, buses will travel on Kamakaeha Avenue, proceed on Henry Street, turn

            left on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and make the following stops:  Across of the

            highway from Borders, after Nani Kailua Intersection (after stop light) and after the

            Lako Street traffic light.  Buses will travel to Keauhou Shopping Center and Sheraton

            Keauhou Resort and operate normal routing and schedule.



Please expect delays and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Should you have any questions, please call our office at 961-8744.