Road closures planned for Kapolei City Lights celebration, parade


The annual Kapolei City Lights holiday celebration and the West Oahu Electric Light Parade will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10.

The annual festival will be held on Ulu‘ōhi‘a Street from 4 to 9 p.m., affecting traffic on Fort Barrett Road, Kapolei Parkway, and on streets within the area surrounding Kapolei Hale.

The parade starts at 6 p.m. and will travel west on Kapolei Parkway from Fort Barrett Road to Kealakapu Street. Cross streets will close progressively as parade units approach.

The following street closures, detours and parking restrictions will be effect.

No parking, tow away zones for Saturday, Dec. 10, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.:

  • Ulu‘ōhi‘a Street, both sides, Haumea Street to Kapolei Parkway.
  • Kama‘aha Street, both sides, from Kapolei Parkway to Ulu‘ōhi‘a Street.
  • Fort Barrette Road, both sides, from Kapolei Parkway to Roosevelt Road.
  • ‘Alohikea Street, both sides, from Haumea Street to Kapolei Parkway.
  • No Parking, Tow Away Zone, Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Kapolei Parkway, both sides, from Fort Barrette Road to Kamokila Boulevard.

Lane closures:

Ulu‘ōhi‘a Street

  • 1:30 p.m. – All lanes, from Haumea Street to Kapolei Parkway

Ft. Barrette Road

  • 2:30 p.m. – Makai bound closed at Kapolei Parkway
  • 2:30 p.m. – Mauka bound, closed at Kapolei High School driveway
  • 5 p.m. – Makai bound lanes at Kama‘aha Avenue
  • 5:50 p.m. – All lanes at Kama‘aha Avenue, all makai bound traffic to detour west on Kama‘aha Ave.

Kapolei Parkway

  • 4 p.m. – South side, from Manawai Street to Kinoiki Street.
  • 4 p.m. – Both sides from Kamokila Blvd to Manawai.
  • 5 p.m. – Convert to two-way traffic, eastbound lanes, between Kunehi Street and Fort Barrette Road to allow resident access to Kunehi Street.
  • 5 p.m. – Detour westbound traffic to turn right onto Fort Barrette Road mauka bound.

Wakea Street

  • 5 p.m. – Makai bound lane at Foodland driveway, between Kuou Street and Kapolei Parkway.

Alohikea Street

  • 5 p m. – Makai bound lane at Foodland driveway, between Kuou Street and Kapolei Parkway

Kama‘aha Avenue

  • 5 p.m. – Eastbound lane at Fort Barrette Road.

For more information, contact the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts at 768-6622.

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