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Hele-On Transit Services

To read bus schedules and maps, please select the appopriate route from the drop down menu above. They are listed in the order as shown below. The Hele-On System Map is at the bottom of this page for review and download.

Most routes meet at the Mo'oheau Bus Terminal located at 329 Kamehameha Avenue in Hilo, Prince Kuhio Plaza located at Ohuohu Street and Maka'ala Street in Hilo, Kmart located at 74-5465 Kamakaeha Ave in Kailua-Kona, Behind Parker Ranch Shopping Center in Waimea off Lindsay Road and Hilton Waikoloa Village located at 69-425 Waikoloa Beach Dr in Waikoloa Village.

Hele-On fixed routes generally operate Monday through Saturday throughout Hawai'i County.  Only the Hilo-South Kohala Resorts (with one a.m. trip to Kailua-Kona) and Pahala-Kailua-Kona-South Kohala Resorts operate on Sundays and County observed holidays.  County observed holidays, are defined as: New Years Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Prince Kuhio Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, King Kamehameha Day, Independence Day, Statehood Day, Labor Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day,

Hele-On operates the following routes throughout Hawaii County. All routes operate Monday through Saturday, excluding County of Hawai’i observed holidays unless noted. 

East Hawai’i Routes

  • Intra-Hilo Waiakea-Uka
  • Intra Hilo Keaukaha
  • Intra Hilo Kaumana
  • Hilo-Volcano-Ka’u
  • Hilo-Pahoa-Pohoiki
  • Hilo-Honoka’a
  • Hilo-Waikoloa Village
  • Hilo-Kailua Kona
  • Hilo-South Kohala Resorts (via Waimea) (Daily with one a.m. trip to Kailua-Kona.)
  • Friday & Saturday Evening UH-Hilo Shuttle
  • Ka’u After School Bus (Monday through Friday, only during school days)
  • Goodwill Bus (Monday through Friday, only during school days)

North Hawai’i Routes

  • Intra-Waimea Shuttle
  • Waikoloa Village/South Kohala Resorts/Waimea Shuttle
  • Waimea-Waikoloa Village (Monday through Friday, only during school days)

West Hawai’i Routes

  • Pahala-Kailua-Kona-South Kohala Resorts (Daily)
  • Intra Kona
  • North Kohala-South Kohala
  • North Kohala-Waimea-Kailua-Kona (no service to Waimea on Saturday)

For those that are senior or have a disability, a demand response bus service provided by Hawaii County Economic Opportunities Council is available on weekdays for free upon registration.

Important Information

Times are approximate and may vary due to road conditions, weather, traffic conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. The County of Hawai'i assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions of others, or for lost or stolen or damaged baggage or other personal articles, or for personal items left behind. Hele-On passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Timetables shown are approximate and not guaranteed. Passengers should allow extra time for delays.

Hele-On System Map Effective July 1, 2014   1.0 MB 
Map of all of the Hele-On routes operating on Hawai'i Island.