Merrie Monarch Traffic Pattern Begins April 24April 15, 2019, 10:01 AM HST (Updated April 15, 2019, 10:01 AM)
In conjunction with the 56th annual Merrie Monarch Festival, there will be a temporary one-way traffic pattern on Kalanikoa Street in Hilo.
Traffic will be allowed to flow in the makai, or northerly, direction on Kalanikoa Street between Pi‘ilani Street to Kuawa Street during the festival. The one-way traffic pattern will remain in effect 24-hours beginning at noon, Wednesday, April 24, through 8 a.m. Sunday, April 28.
Motorists traveling in a westerly direction on Pi‘ilani Street will be allowed to turn right onto Kalanikoa Street. Left turns will also be allowed onto Kalanikoa Street from Pi‘ilani Street.
Both right and left turns will be allowed to one-way traffic on Kalanikoa Street to access the Hoblulu Complex, and businesses in the area.
Regular two-way traffic will remain in effect on Manono, Kuawa and Pi‘ilani Streets.