Events/Short Term Detour Information

KONA STREET TERMINUS CLOSURE

The Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company will be trimming trees along Kona Street, between Keeaumoku Street and Kona Iki Street, and closing the windward bus terminus area on FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021, from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Traffic flow along Kona Street will be contra flowed and parking at the windward terminus will be restricted. TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route.

AFFECTED ROUTES:

23, 60, 65, & 67

AFFECTED AREA:

No parking at the terminus located at Kona Street / Opposite Kona Iki Street (Stop #425)

DATE:

Friday, May 14, 2021

TIME:

6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. unless directed by Police

 

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

 

ROUTE 23, ALA MOANA-SEA LIFE PARK

Eastbound:   TheBus will travel from the temporary terminus at Kona/Piikoi, continue on Kona, right Piikoi, right Kapiolani, right Kona Iki, left Kona, and then resume the regular route.

Westbound:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Piikoi/Kona, continue on Piikoi, right Kapiolani, right Kona Iki, right Kona, and then travel to the temporary terminus at Kona/Piikoi.

ROUTE 60, HONOLULU-KANEOHE-HALEIWA
ROUTE 65, HONOLULU-KAHALUU
ROUTE 67, HONOLULU-KAILUA-WAIMANALO-SEA LIFE PARK

Eastbound:   TheBus will travel the regular route to Piikoi/Kona, continue on Piikoi, right Kapiolani, right Kona Iki, right Kona, and then travel to the temporary terminus at Kona/Piikoi. 

Westbound:  TheBus will travel from the temporary terminus at Kona/Piikoi, continue on Kona, right Piikoi, right Kapiolani, right Kona Iki, left Kona, and then resume the regular route   


CRANE LIFT ON QUEEN STREET 

A portion of Queen Street will be closed for a crane lift between Alakea Street and Bishop Street, on FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021. TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route.

AFFECTED ROUTES:

4, 6, 121, & 122

AFFECTED AREA:

No service on Queen Street between Alakea and Bishop

DATES:

Friday, May 14, 2020 & Saturday, May 15, 2021

TIME:

From 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. or as directed by Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

ROUTE 4 NUUANU-PUNAHOU 

ROUTE 121 NUUANU-ALAPAI TRANSIT CENTER

Eastbound:   No detour.

Westbound:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Punchbowl/Queen, continue on Punchbowl, right Ala Moana, onto Nimitz, right Bethel, and then resume the regular route.

ROUTE 6, PAUOA-WOODLAWN

Eastbound:   TheBus will travel the regular route to Bishop/Queen, continue on Bishop, left Nimitz, left Alakea, right Queen, and then resume the regular route.

Westbound:  No detour.

ROUTE 122 PUNCHBOWL-ALAPAI TRANSIT CENTER

Eastbound:   TheBus will travel the regular route to Bishop/Queen, continue on Bishop, left Nimitz, left Alakea, right Queen, and then resume the regular route after crossing Queen.

Westbound:  No detour.


LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE GRADUATION 

The parking lot for the Leeward Community College will be closed and buses will be detoured on FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route. 

AFFECTED ROUTE:

73

AFFECTED AREA:

No service to Leeward Community College

DATE:

Friday, May 14, 2021

TIME:

From 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or as directed by Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below: 

ROUTE 73, LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE 

Eastbound:   TheBus will travel from the temporary terminus, continue on Kamehameha Hwy, and then resume the regular route.

Westbound:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Farrington/Waiawa, left Waiawa, left Kamehameha, and then continue to the temporary terminus at Kamehameha/Acacia (fronting Public Storage). 

 


NIMITZ HIGHWAY CLOSURE WESTBOUND 

A portion of Nimitz Highway between Sand Island Access Road and the Ke’ehi Interchange will be closed, on TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021 from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route. 

AFFECTED ROUTE:

20

AFFECTED AREA:

No service at Nimitz Highway / Opposite Sand Island Access

(stop #911)

DATES:

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

TIME:

8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. or as directed by Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below: 

ROUTE 20, WAIKIKI-AIRPORT-PEARLRIDGE 

Eastbound:   No detour. 

Westbound:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Nimitz/Puuhale, right Puuhale, left Kamehameha, merge to the far left after passing stop at Kamehameha/Middle, onto Nimitz, and then resume the regular route. 

 


WAIALUA BEACH ROAD BRIDGE CLOSURE 

The City and County of Honolulu's Department of Transportation Services (DTS) will immediately close the Waialua Beach Road Bridge, due to recent damages incurred by heavy rainfall and flooding, 24 hours day / 7 days a week, starting on MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  TheBus will service all stops along the detour route. 

AFFECTED ROUTES:

76 & 83

AFFECTED AREA:

No service on Waialua Beach Road between Goodale Avenue and Haleiwa Road

STARTING:

Monday, March 29, 2021, until further notice

TIME:

24 hours day / 7 days a week or as directed by Police

 

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

ROUTE 76, WAIALUA-HALEIWA 

Eastbound:   No detour. 

Westbound:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Waialua Beach/Goodale, right Goodale, left Farrington, left Kaukonahua, onto Weed Circle, right Waialua Beach, right Haleiwa, and then resume the regular route. 

ROUTE 83, WAHIAWA TOWN EXPRESS 

A.M. & P.M:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Waialua Beach/Goodale, right Goodale, left Farrington, left Kaukonahua, onto Weed Circle, right Waialua Beach, right Haleiwa, and then resume the regular route. 

 


JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR – NIMITZ GATE CLOSURE 

Environet Inc. will have full lane closures for construction at the entrance to JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR - NIMITZ GATE, starting on MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021, until further notice.  Buses entering Joint Base Pearl Harbor will be detoured utilizing the Makalapa Gate, weekdays from 4:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route.  

AFFECTED ROUTE:

9

AFFECTED AREA:

Closure of the Nimitz Gate into Joint Base Pearl Harbor

STARTING:

Monday, March 22, 2021, until further notice

TIME:

Weekdays from 4:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. or as directed by DOD Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below: 

ROUTE 9, KAIMUKI-PEARL HARBOR 

Eastbound:   No detour. 

Westbound:  To Central/Lake Erie – TheBus will travel the regular route to Radford/Kamehameha, cross over Kamehameha, enter Makalapa Gate, left North Rd., right Pearl Harbor Blvd., and then resume the regular route. 

Westbound:  To Quincy/North Rd – TheBus will travel the regular route to Radford/Kamehameha, cross over Kamehameha, enter Makalapa Gate, right North Rd., and then resume the regular route.

 


HOTEL STREET/KING STREET REROUTE

Effective Sunday, December 13, 2020, eastbound service for Routes 11, 51, 52, 53, 54, and 88A will be rerouted from Hotel Street to the King Street Bus Only Lane.  There is no change to westbound service on Beretania Street.  This reduces travel times for these lengthy routes and less routes on Hotel Street improves travel times for the other routes.  All other routes serving Hotel Street will not change.

AFFECTED ROUTES:

11, 51, 52, 53, 54, and 88A

AFFECTED AREA:

Reroute from Hotel Street to King Street Bus Only Lane

DATE:

Sunday, December 13, 2020

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Buses will REROUTE as outlined below:

Route 11 Makalapa-Halawa-Aiea Heights

Eastbound:    TheBus will travel from Kaonohi, right Moanalua Rd, left Kaamilo, right Aiea Hts Dr, left Moanalua Rd, left Kaimakani, right Ulune, left Aliipoe, right Halawa Hts Rd, Kahuapaani, left Salt Lake, right Bougainville, right Radford, left Kamehameha, after passing Center Drive to on-ramp to H-1 EAST, take EXIT 20B "VINEYARD BLVD,” onto Vineyard, right Liliha, left King, and then turn left Alapai Transit Center.

Westbound:   No changes.

Route 51 Honolulu-Wahiawa

Eastbound:    Wahiawa Heights to Ala Moana Center: TheBus will travel mauka on California, left Puninoni, left Nonohe, right California, right Cane, left Center, left into Wahiawa Transit Center to service the appropriate bus stop, right California, left Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy to the appropriate eastbound bus bay at the Mililani Transit Center , continue on Meheula Pkwy, right Lanikuhana, left Kamehameha, left Ka Uka Blvd, right Ukee, right Waipio Uka, left Kamehameha, after Pearl Harbor Interchange veer right to makai lane of Nimitz, Dillingham, right King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Wahiawa Heights to Alapai Transit Center: TheBus will travel mauka on California, left Puninoni, left Nonohe, right California, right Cane, left Center, left into Wahiawa Transit Center to service the appropriate bus stop, right California, left Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy to the appropriate eastbound bus bay at the Mililani Transit Center , continue on Meheula Pkwy, right Lanikuhana, left Kamehameha, left Ka Uka Blvd, right Ukee, right Waipio Uka, left Kamehameha, after Pearl Harbor Interchange veer right to makai lane of Nimitz, Dillingham, right King, and then turn left Alapai Transit Center Diamond Head driveway to the layover area.

Wahiawa to Ala Moana Center: From Wahiawa Transit Center, TheBus will travel right California, left Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy to the appropriate eastbound bus bay at the Mililani Transit Center, continue on Meheula Pkwy, right Lanikuhana, left Kamehameha, left Ka Uka Blvd, right Ukee, right Waipio Uka, left Kamehameha, after Pearl Harbor Interchange veer right to makai lane of Nimitz, Dillingham, right King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Wahiawa to Alapai Transit Center: From Wahiawa Transit Center, TheBus will travel right California, left Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy to the appropriate eastbound bus bay at the Mililani Transit Center, continue on Meheula Pkwy, right Lanikuhana, left Kamehameha, left Ka Uka Blvd, right Ukee, right Waipio Uka, left Kamehameha, after Pearl Harbor Interchange veer right to makai lane of Nimitz, Dillingham, right King, and then turn left Alapai Transit Center Diamond Head driveway to the layover area.

Westbound: No changes.

Route 52 Honolulu-Mililani-Wahiawa

Eastbound:    Haleiwa/Mililani to Ala Moana Center: From Kamehameha/opposite Haleiwa Beach Park, TheBus will continue on Kamehameha, right Joseph P. Leong, Kamehameha, left Kilani, right Cane, right Center, left into Wahiawa Transit Center to service the appropriate bus stop, right California, left Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy, (service Mililani Transit Center), left Ainamakua, left Makaikai, left Ukuwai to pull-off area fronting the Mililani Park & Ride Facility, continue on Ukuwai, right Ainamakua, right Meheula Pkwy, right on-ramp to H-2 SOUTH, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 18B "MIDDLE ST/DILLINGHAM BLVD", Kamehameha, Dillingham, right King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Kamehameha Hwy/Weed Circle to Ala Moana Center: From Kamehameha/Weed Circle, Thebus will continue on Kamehameha, right Joseph P. Leong, Kamehameha, left Kilani, right Cane, right Center, left into Wahiawa Transit Center to service the appropriate bus stop, right California, left Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy, (service Mililani Transit Center), left Ainamakua, left Makaikai, left Ukuwai to pull-off area fronting the Mililani Park & Ride Facility, continue on Ukuwai, right Ainamakua, right Meheula Pkwy, right on-ramp to H-2 SOUTH, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 18B "MIDDLE ST/DILLINGHAM BLVD", Kamehameha, Dillingham, right King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Wahiawa/Mililani to Ala Moana Center: From Wahiawa Transit Center, TheBus will travel right California, left  Kamehameha, left Meheula Pkwy, (service Mililani Transit Center), left Ainamakua, left Makaikai, left Ukuwai to pull-off area fronting the Mililani Park & Ride Facility, continue on Ukuwai, right Ainamakua, right Meheula Pkwy, right on-ramp to H-2 SOUTH, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 18B "MIDDLE ST/DILLINGHAM BLVD", Kamehameha, Dillingham, right King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right  Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Westbound: No changes.

Route 53 Honolulu-Pacific Palisades

Eastbound:    Pacific Palisades (Komo Mai/Aumakua Terminus) to Ala Moana Center: From the Komo Mai/Aumukua terminus, TheBus will travel left Aumakua, left Komo Mai, right Waimano Home Rd, left Kamehameha, onto Moanalua Frwy, take EXIT 2 "RED HILL/MOANALUA VALLEY,” continue along frontage road, onto Moanalua Frwy, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 20B "VINEYARD BLVD,” onto Vineyard, right Liliha, left King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Pacific Palisades (Komo Mai/Aumakua - first intersection) to Ala Moana Center: From Komo Mai/Aumakua (first intersection), TheBus will continue mauka in service on Komo Mai to the Komo Mai/Aumakua terminus, then continue left Aumakua, left Komo Mai, right Waimano Home Rd, left Kamehameha, onto Moanalua Frwy, take EXIT 2 "RED HILL/MOANALUA VALLEY,” continue along frontage road, onto Moanalua Frwy, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 20B "VINEYARD BLVD,” onto Vineyard, right Liliha, left King, right Kapiolani, right Pensacola, left Waimanu, left Piikoi, and then turn right Kona to the appropriate terminus.

Westbound: No changes.

Route 54 Honolulu-Pearl City

Eastbound:    Upper Pearl City to Alapai Transit Center: TheBus will travel from Waimano Home Rd, left Komo Mai, right Hoomalu, left Hookanike, left Kaahumanu, right Komo Mai, right Kaahele, left Moanalua Rd, left Kaimakani, right Ulune, right Kahuapaani, onramp to Moanalua Frwy, take EXIT 2 "RED HILL/MOANALUA VALLEY,” continue along frontage road, onto Moanalua Frwy, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 20B "VINEYARD BLVD,” onto Vineyard, right Liliha, left King, and then turn left Alapai Transit Center.

Lower Pearl City to Alapai Transit Center: TheBus will travel from Paakamaa, left Kuahaka, right Waimano Home Rd, left Hoomaemae, right Hoolaulea, left Hoomalu, right Noelani , right Kaahumanu, left Moanalua Rd, left Kaimakani, right Ulune, right Kahuapaani, onramp to Moanalua Frwy, take EXIT 2 "RED HILL/MOANALUA VALLEY,” continue on frontage road, onto Moanalua Frwy, H-1 EAST, take EXIT 20B "VINEYARD BLVD,” Vineyard, right Liliha, left King, and then turn left Alapai Transit Center.

Westbound: No changes.

Route 88A North Shore Express

Eastbound:    Ala Moana Center to Turtle Bay Resort to Alapai Transit Center:  TheBus will operate regular “LOCAL” service via Kona to the appropriate bus stop, right Mahukona, right Atkinson, right Ala Moana Blvd, Nimitz, right Alakea to Alakea/Hotel, operate “EXPRESS” service via Alakea, Queen Emma, left Vineyard Blvd, onto H-1 WEST, take EXIT 20A "LIKELIKE HWY", onto Likelike (service stop at Likelike/School), take Kahekili exit, onto Kahekili, service ALL BUS STOPS from Kahekili/Kulukeoe. At Kahekili/Kamehameha, continue onto Kamehameha, right Kuilima Dr to the hotel guard shack.  After passing the guard shack, TheBus will take the first right into Parking Lot C, take another right into the parking area immediately along Kuilima Dr., take the first left through the first row of parking stalls, take another left to exit parking lot, left onto Kuilima Dr, right Kamehameha, left Kilani, right Cane, right Center, left into Wahiawa Transit Center, exit right California, left Kamehameha, after Pearl Harbor Interchange, veer right to makai lane of Nimitz, Dillingham, right King, and then turn left Alapai Transit Center Diamond Head driveway to the layover area.

Westbound: No changes.

HAWAIIAN DREDGING – MOKULUA DRIVE CLOSURE 

The Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. will be performing sewer work and closing a portion of Mokulua Drive, between Aala Drive and Onekea Drive, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., starting on MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. TheBus will service all stops along the detour route. 

AFFECTED

ROUTE:

671

AFFECTED AREA:

Road closure on Mokulua Drive, between Aala Drive and Onekea Drive

STARTING:

Monday, August 17, 2020, until further notice

TIME:

Weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or as directed by Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

ROUTE 671, KAILUA-LANIKAI 

Eastbound:    No detour.

Westbound:   TheBus will travel the regular route to Mokulua/Aala, left Aala, right Aalapapa (Contra-flow), right Onekea, left Mokulua, and then resume the regular route. 

 


TURTLE BAY TERMINUS Closure 

The Turtle Bay Resort will be closing public access and bus operations to their facility on Kuilima Drive, starting on FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2020, until further notice.  TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route.  

AFFECTED ROUTE:

60

AFFECTED AREA:

No service at Kuilima/Eleku Kuilima Place (Stop #2340), Turtle Bay Resort (Stop #2341), Kuilima/W Luilima Loop (Stop #2342)

DATE:

Friday, August 7, 2020, until further notice

TIME:

24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless directed by Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

ROUTE 60 Honolulu-Kaneohe-Haleiwa 

Eastbound:   TheBus will travel the regular route to Kuilima Dr./Lalo Kuilima Pl. to temporary terminus, U-turn on Kuilima Dr., and then resume the regular route. 

Westbound:  TheBus will travel the regular route to Kuilima Dr./Lalo Kuilima Pl. to temporary terminus, U-turn on Kuilima Dr., and then resume the regular route.

 


JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR – HICKAM

KUNTZ GATE CLOSURE (Revised 12/13/20) 

In an effort to preserve the availability and capabilities of security forces and to reduce traffic, there will be a reduction of operations at the JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR - HICKAM KUNTZ GATE.  Buses will be detoured weekdays from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and all day on weekends, starting on TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route. 

AFFECTED ROUTE:

303

AFFECTED AREA:

No service on Elliott St. between Nimitz Hwy. and Kuntz Gate in both directions

STARTING:

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, until further notice

TIME:

Weekdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and all-day weekends or as directed by Department of Defense Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

ROUTE 303, HICKAM -AIRPORT-KALIHI TRANSIT CENTER

Eastbound:    TheBus will travel the regular route to Kuntz/Hickam Car Wash, U-turn at the Hickam Car Wash, continue on Kuntz, right O’Malley, take exit 92 EAST “AIRPORT” onto Nimitz, and then resume the regular route after crossing Elliott.

Westbound:   TheBus will travel the regular route to Nimitz/Elliott, continue on Nimitz, take exit 92 WEST “JOINT BASE PHH”, veer to the far left lanes to Hickam Main Gate, right access ramp to Kuntz, continue on Kuntz, U-turn at the Hickam Car Wash, and then resume the regular route.

 


ENTRANCE TO SEA LIFE PARK CLOSED (Revised 12/13/20)

The ENTRANCE TO SEA LIFE PARK will be closed 24 hours day, 7 days a week, starting on SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2020, until further notice.  TheBus will service all bus stops along the detour route.

AFFECTED ROUTES:

22, 23, & 69

AFFECTED AREA:

Entrance gate to Sea Life Park closed

STARTING:

Saturday, March 21, 2020, until further notice

TIME:

24 hours day / 7 days week or as directed by Police

Buses will DETOUR as outlined below:

 

ROUTE 22, BEACH BUS (ROUTE 22 TEMPORARILY DISCONTINUED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

ROUTE 23, ALA MOANA-SEA LIFE PARK 

Eastbound:    TheBus will travel the regular route to Kalanianaole/Entrance to Sea Life Park, continue on Kalanianaole, left at the exit to Sea Life Park, U-turn at the gate, and then travel to the temporary terminus in the lower parking lot. 

Westbound:   TheBus will travel from the temporary terminus, exit the parking lot, and then resume the regular route. 

 

ROUTE 69, KANEOHE-WAIMANALO-SEA LIFE PARK 

Eastbound:    TheBus will travel the regular route to Nalu/Kalanianaole, right Kalanianaole, right at the exit to Sea Life Park, U-turn at the gate, and then travel to the temporary terminus in the lower parking lot. 

Westbound:   TheBus will travel from the temporary terminus, exit the parking lot, and then resume the regular route. 

 


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