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KONA to HILO Route Changes on October 10 to 14, 2017 due to Ironman Triathlon

From October 10, through October 14, 2017, 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 10 to Friday, October 13, 2017:      

            5:45 am Kona to Hilo

After the Sheraton Keauhou (Kaleiopapa St. bus shelter) pick up, bus will travel on Ali‘i Drive, turn right on Lunapule St., turn left on Kuakini Hwy (will make the following stops roadside at:  Pottery Terrace, University of the Nations and McDonalds), turn right on Palani Rd, right on Kamakaeha Ave (Kmart/Macy’s stop) and continue with regular scheduled routing.

 

            1:10 pm Hilo to Kona

From Kamakaeha Avenue (Kmart/Macy’s stop), right on Palani Rd, left on Kuakini Hwy (stops will be roadside at: the 76 gas station, across of University of Nations and Pottery Terrace), turn right on Lunapule St, left on Alii Drive and continue with regular scheduled routing.

          

             03:35 am Hilo to Kona / 06:35 am Kona to Hilo 

From the Waikoloa Beach Marriott, bus will travel on Queen Kaahumanu Hwy, turn right on Makala Blvd, left on Luhia St., right on Loloku St (Kona Commons stop), right on Kuakini Hwy, right on Makala Blvd., proceed to Kamakaeha Ave (Kmart/Macy’s stop) and continue with regular scheduled routing.

 

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017:

·         Ali‘i drive will be closed from Kailua Pier to Kahalu’u beach park.

·         Palani Rd will be closed from Kuakini Hwy to Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy.

·         Makala Blvd will be closed from Kuakini Hwy to Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy.

·         Hualalai Rd will be closed from Ali‘I Drive to Kuakini Hwy.

 

           5:45 am Kona to Hilo

After the Sheraton Keauhou stop (Kaleiopapa St. bus shelter) pick up, turn left on Ali‘i Hwy, right on Kamehameha III Rd, left on Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy, right on Henry St., left turn on Palani Rd, right on Kamakaeha Ave (Kmart/Macy’s stop) and continue with regular scheduled routing.

 

            1:10 pm Hilo to Kona

From Kamakaeha Avenue (Kmart/Macy’s stop), left on Palani Rd, right on Henry St, left on Queen Ka‘ahumanu, left on Kuakini Hwy, right on Kamehameha III Rd, left on Ali‘i Hwy, right on Kaleiopapa St (Sheraton Keauhou stop), continue with regular scheduled routing.

          

           03:35 am Hilo to Kona / 06:35 am Kona to Hilo

 The 03:35 am route from Hilo to the South Kohala Resorts, will not continue to Kailua-Kona and will terminate at Waikoloa Village Marriott Resort & Spa.

 The 06:35 am Kona to Hilo route will begin at 08:00 am at the Hilton Waikoloa Village and may possibly be delayed due to the Queen Kahaumanu Highway closure from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30    p.m.

 

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