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Route 85 Downtown & UH Manoa to Kaneohe & Aikahi

The purpose of this route is to provide express service between Kaneohe and Honolulu. All morning trips start at Aikahi Park Shopping Center. The first trip in the morning goes directly to the Wilder and University areas. The second and third morning trips go to Downtown first, then to the Wilder and University areas. The first and second afternoon trips start at Kapiolani Boulevard and Date Street then go through the University and Wilder areas before heading directly to Kaneohe. The third and fourth afternoon trip starts in Downtown then head directly to Kaneohe.

Description of Changes

The four major route alignment changes are:

  1. All trips will provide service to Mokulele/Namoku/Aumoku Communities.
  2. All morning Honolulu-bound trips will begin at Aikahi Park Shopping Center on Kaneohe Bay Drive instead of Kuulei Road.
  3. All afteroon Kaneohe-bound trips will end at Aikahi Park Shopping Center on Kaneohe Bay Drive instead of continuing into the Kailua area.

Service to areas bypassed by this change will be provided by other route (see the new Routes 61, 651, and 87).

Service Areas

  • Aikahi
  • Pohai Nani Assisted Living Facility
  • Kaneohe
  • Downtown
  • University area

Route Map

Eastbound

Directions from: Kapiolani Blvd/Date St to Mokapu Rd/Kaneohe Bay Dr via Likelike-Kaneohe

Begin “EXPRESS” service at Kapiolani Blvd, continue onto Waialae Ave, left St. Louis Dr, left Dole St, right University Ave, left Metcalf St, right Wilder Ave, left Pensacola St, right Lunalilo St, left H-1 WEST, right EXIT 20A "LIKELIKE HIGHWAY", onto Likelike Hwy (service the stop at Likelike Hwy/School St), begin regular “LOCAL” service at Kaneohe Bay Dr, right Aumoku St, continue onto Koa Kahiko St, left Mealele St, right Namoku St, left Mikihilina St, right Mokulele Dr, right Kaneohe Bay Dr, continue onto Mokapu Saddle Rd, continue onto Mokapu Blvd, left Kaneohe Bay Dr, right Ilihau St, right Aikahi Lp, right Mokapu Rd to Kaneohe Bay Dr.

Directions from: Pali Hwy/Beretania St to Mokapu Rd/Kaneohe Bay Dr via Likelike-Kaneohe

Begin regular “LOCAL” service at Pali Hwy, continue onto Bishop St, left Queen St, left Alakea St, after passing Hotel St, begin “EXPRESS” service onto Queen Emma St, left Vineyard Blvd, take the on-ramp onto H-1 WEST, right EXIT 20A "LIKELIKE HIGHWAY", onto Likelike Hwy (service the stop at Likelike Hwy/School St), begin regular “LOCAL” service at Kaneohe Bay Dr, right Aumoku St, continue onto Koa Kahiko St, left Mealele St, right Namoku St, left Mikihilina St, right Mokulele Dr, right Kaneohe Bay Dr, continue onto Mokapu Saddle Rd, continue onto Mokapu Blvd, left onto Kaneohe Bay Dr, right Ilihau St, right Aikahi Lp, right Mokapu Rd to Kaneohe Bay Drive.

Westbound

Directions from: Kaneohe Bay Dr/Mokapu Rd to Saint Louis Dr/Waialae Ave (UH) via Kaneohe-Likelike

Begin regular “LOCAL” service on Kaneohe Bay Dr, right Ilihau St, right Aikahi Lp, right Mokapu Rd, continue onto Mokapu Blvd, continue onto Mokapu Saddle Rd, continue onto Kaneohe Bay Dr, left Mokulele Dr, left Mikihilina St, right Namoku St, left Mealele St, right Koa Kahiko St, continue left onto Koa Kahiko St, right Kamehameha Hwy, left Likelike Hwy. Begin “EXPRESS” service at Likelike Hwy, take the on-ramp onto H-1 EAST, continue on H-1 EAST, take EXIT 22 "KINAU STREET", onto Kinau St, left Keeaumoku St, right Wilder Ave, left Metcalf St, right University Ave, left Dole St, right St. Louis Dr to Waialae Ave.

Directions from: Kaneohe Bay Dr/Mokapu Rd to Saint Louis Dr/Waialae Ave (UH) via Kaneohe-Likelike-Downtown

Begin regular “LOCAL” service on Kaneohe Bay Dr, right Ilihau St, right Aikahi Lp, right Mokapu Rd, continue onto Mokapu Rd, continue onto Mokapu Saddle Rd, continue onto Kaneohe Bay Dr, left Mokulele Dr, left Mikihilina St, right Namoku St, left Mealele St, right Koa Kahiko St, continue left onto Koa Kahiko St, right Kamehameha Hwy, left onto Likelike Hwy. Begin “EXPRESS” service at Likelike Hwy, take the on-ramp onto H-1 EAST, continue on H-1 EAST, take EXIT 21A "PALI HIGHWAY", right Pali Hwy, begin regular “LOCAL” service at Pali Hwy/Vineyard Blvd on Pali Hwy, continue onto Bishop St, left Queen St, left South St, right King St, at King St/Cooke St begin EXPRESS service on King St, left Keeaumoku St, right Wilder Ave, left Metcalf St, right University Ave, left Dole St, right St. Louis Dr to Waialae Ave.