KAHUKU, Hawaii (KHON2) — The Hawaiian Electric Company has announced repair work that will take place in Kahuku on Kamehameha Highway.

HECO said the roadwork is being done to upgrade overhead power lines.

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The repairs will close a section of the makai lane of Kamehameha Highway on Wednesday, June 14 and Thursday, June 15.

On the two days of repairs, the work will impact a different area along a stretch of Kamehameha Highway north of Gunstock Ranch and approaching South Golf Course Road.

Due to the makai lane closure from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day, traffic will be contraflowed
in the mauka lane of Kamehameha Highway by the following areas:

  • Wednesday, June 14 – Near Mālaekahana Beach Campground, approaching South Golf Course Road.
  • Thursday, June 15 – North of Gunstock Ranch, approaching Mālaekahana Beach Campground.

HECO said that special duty police and flagmen will be out to provide traffic control.

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Traffic cones and safety signs will mark the work zone, and motorists should anticipate delays and plan their travel times/trips accordingly.