HDOT News Release: Special New Year’s schedule for residential access to Wainiha and Haena

Posted on Dec 26, 2018 in Latest News

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces two additional convoys for limited access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) between Waikoko and Wainiha for the New Year’s holiday. On Jan. 1, 2019, a 12:30 a.m. convoy from Wainiha to Waikoko and a 1 a.m. convoy from Waikoko to Wainiha will be added.

The Sunday/Holiday schedule for New Year’s holiday will be in effect from Saturday, Dec. 29 through Tuesday, Jan. 1. Regular convoy schedule to resume Wednesday, Jan. 2. The full Sunday/Holiday schedule is:

Sundays/Holidays

  • 6 a.m. First trip from Wainiha to Waikoko.
  • 6:30 a.m. First trip from Waikoko to Wainiha.
  • 7 a.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 7:30 a.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 8 a.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 8:30 a.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 9 a.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 9:30 a.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 10 a.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 10:30 a.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 11 a.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 11:30 a.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 12 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 12:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 1 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 1:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 2 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 2:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 3 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 3:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 4 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 4:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 5 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 5:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 6 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 6:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 7 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 7:30 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 8 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 8:30 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 9 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 9:30 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 10 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 10:30 p.m. Wainiha to Waikoko
  • 11 p.m. Waikoko to Wainiha
  • 12:30 a.m. Wainiha to Waikoko (JAN. 1, 2019 ONLY)
  • 1 a.m. Waikoko to Wainiha (JAN. 1, 2019 ONLY)

As a reminder, the single lane route is available to Wainiha and Haena residents only as well as precleared construction workers and volunteers. Those without county-issued placards or preclearance will not be allowed through the checkpoints for their safety, the safety of the construction crews, and to avoid additional damage to the roadway.

Weekly updates on emergency repairs to Kuhio Highway are sent out every Friday. To sign up click here.

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