Bus Schedules & Maps
Hele-On Transit Services General Information
To read bus schedules and maps, please select the apropriate 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. If information is needed in another language, interpretation services are available and can be requested by contacting our office at (808) 961-8744.
How to Read Timetables and Maps
All schedules and maps are PDF documents. If you are unable to view them, you may need to install a free PDF reader such as, or . There are also JPEG images of the schedule and map available under each route selected.
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. To view specific holidays observed dates, please scroll down to the Links and click on "How to Ride Hele On".
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
- Hilo-Kailua Kona
- Hilo-South Kohala Resorts (via Waimea) (Daily with one a.m. trip to Kailua-Kona, Monday through Saturday)
North Hawai’i Routes
West Hawai’i Routes
- Pahala-Kailua-Kona-South Kohala Resorts (Daily)
- North Kohala-South Kohala (Monday through Saturday, including County observed holidays)
- North Kohala-Waimea-Kailua-Kona (no service to Waimea on Saturday)