The new traffic signal on Henry Street at the entrance of Niumalu Marketplace will be activated on October 7th.
Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Team
From the County of Hawaii - Department of Public Works (DPW):
A recently installed traffic signal on Henry Street at the entrance to Niumalu Market Place in Kailua-Kona will start working on October 7, 2020.
In order to prepare motorists for the new signal light, the traffic signal will start flashing between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020, for 48 hours. Then mid-morning on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the traffic signal at the intersection will become permanently operational.
From October 5 to October 7, the signal will flash yellow on Henry Street and flash red on the side street to the Market Place. During the 48 hours of flashing, vehicles are not required to stop on Henry Street when flashing yellow, but they should proceed with caution, and it is suggested they slow down and remain alert. The flashing red signal on the Niumalu Market Place side street should be treated as a stop sign.
There will be message boards near the intersection alerting drivers of the flashing lights. DPW apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.
If there are any questions or concerns, please call the DPW Traffic Division at (808) 961-8341.