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This route operates between Mo'oheau Bus Terminal and either Pahoa/Nanawale or Pohoiki/Leilani Estates. Additional destinations served includes St. Joseph School (limited service), County of Hawai'i Offices at Aupuni Center, Hilo Shopping Center, University of Hawai'i-Hilo, University of Hawai'i-Hawai'i Community College, Prince Kuhio Plaza, Target/Safeway, Walmart/Walgreens/Office Max/Ross, KTA Super Stores/Sack N Save, Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo, Kulani Correctional Facility, Shipman Business Park, Kea'au, Hawaiian Paradise Park (limited service), Ainaloa (limited service), Hawaiian Beaches (limited service), Pahoa and Nanawale. Three round trips on weekdays and two round trips on Saturday continue beyond Nanawale to Pohoiki, Kalani Retreat Center, Sea View Estates and Leilani Estates. This route operates Monday through Saturday.


Effective date of the weekday schedule is October 16, 2013.

Effective date of the Saturday schedule is April 1, 2013.

Limited service also travels to Waiakeawaena Elementary School, Waiakea Elementary School, Waiakea High School and Waiakea Intermediate School departing Waiakeawaena Elementary School on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays at 2:20 p.m., Waiakea Elementary School at 2:25 p.m. (Tuesdays/Thursdays at Waiakea Intermediate School) and Waiakea High School at 2:30 p.m.  On Wednesdays, the bus departs Waiakea High School at 1:20 p.m. and Waiakeawaena Elementary School at 1:30 p.m. These trips continue direct to Mo'oheau Bus Terminal.

Limited service also travels to Nawahi School departing Prince Kuhio Plaza, Monday through Friday at 7:15 a.m., arriving Nawahi School at 7:40 a.m.  In the afternoon, the bus departs Nawahi School at 3:05 p.m. after serving Hawaiian Beaches and arrives Hilo at 3:40 p.m.

Destination signs for this route when traveling towards Prince Kuhio Plaza may either say  "PAHOA" or "KALAPANA".

Destination signs for this route when traveling towards Mo'oheau Bus Terminal may either say "DOWNTOWN HILO" or "PRINCE KUHIO PLAZA".

Pohoiki-Pahoa-Hilo Weekday and Saturday Schedule   723.6 kB 
Buses are now operating on Pahoa Village Road between Longs Drugs and Highway 132.
Map for Transit Service to Pahoa Based on Lava Flow   394.1 kB 
Map of the proposed routes to Pahoa when the lava crosses Highway 130.