HDOT NEWS RELEASE: KALANIANAOLE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC DETOURED THROUGH KALAMA VALLEY FOR FILMING FEB. 2 – 9, 2021

Posted on Feb 3, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

UPDATE: Kalanianaole Highway between Hanauma Bay Road and Halona Blowhole Lookout will not be closed from 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3 through 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 due to weather. The full closure with detour through Kalama Valley will resume at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, weather permitting. A closure will be permitted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9 through Wednesday, Feb. 10 to account for the weather impact.

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists of full closures of Kalanianaole Highway between Hanauma Bay Road and the Halona Blowhole Lookout on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, through Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, for a film production. The closures will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 6:30 a.m. the following morning.

The closure beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, will run until 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, but there will be no closure Saturday afternoon or on Sunday, Feb. 7.

Monday, Feb. 1 Tuesday, Feb. 2 Wednesday, Feb. 3 Thursday, Feb. 4 Friday, Feb. 5 Saturday, Feb. 6 Sunday, Feb. 7
   

4 p.m. – 12 a.m.

12 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. 12 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

4 p.m. – 12 a.m.

12 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

 

No closure
Monday, Feb. 8 Tuesday, Feb. 9 Wednesday, Feb. 10        
 

4 p.m. – 12 a.m

12 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

4 p.m. – 12 a.m

12 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.

 

       

During working hours, traffic will be rerouted to Lunalilo Home Road, Hawaii Kai Drive, and Kealahou Street where motorists may re-enter Kalanianaole Highway. Road users will be able to access Hanauma Bay and the Koko Head Shooting Complex (via the western side of closure at Hanauma Bay) during the Wednesday through Friday closures. Access to Sandy Beach Park will not be restricted.

The film crew will begin preparation work on the shoulder of Kalanianaole Highway on Thursday, Jan. 28, through Monday, Feb. 1, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. HPD and Safety Systems will assist with safety procedures and lanes will remain open.

Electronic message boards will be stationed to notify motorists of the closure schedule. Special duty police officers will be onsite to assist with traffic control.

The film production has agreed to provide in-kind maintenance work such as landscaping and shoulder clearing throughout the closure area in consideration for use of the facility.