2021 Hanalei Hill Landslide
Information on the Hanalei Hill landslide on Kuhio Highway at Mile Marker 1 as a result of the March 2021 floods.
Access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) past Mile Marker 1 leading to Hanalei Bridge is on the schedule below. Vehicles will be escorted through the work zone by a pilot vehicle on Mon – Sat, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Outside of these hours, and on Sundays and State holidays, two lanes will be open with no pilot vehicle escort.
The schedule for public access is:
Monday – Saturday:
12:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. — Two lanes open (no pilot vehicle)
7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. — Single lane alternating traffic (with pilot vehicle escort)
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. — Two lanes open (no pilot vehicle)
Sundays and State Holidays:
Two lanes open all day (no pilot vehicle)
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Due to concerns with loads on the highway above the landslide, vehicles in excess of 10 tons may not use Kuhio Highway between Kolopua Apartments and Hanalei Plantation Road, and must detour through Princeville via Ka Haku Road, Lei O Papa Road and Hanalei Plantation Road.
Due to concerns with loads on the highway below the landslide, Kuhio Highway between Hanalei Plantation Road and the Hanalei Bridge is restricted to 10 tons.
HDOT reminds motorists that the Hanalei Bridge is restricted to a weight limit of 15 tons.
Work progress as of 6/15/2021:
- All 545 planned soil nails to anchor slope have been drilled into place and grouted.
- Weight restriction to highway above the slide increased to 10 tons.
- Design on drainage system continues.
Frequently Asked Questions
March 18, 2021 Schedule for public access to Kuhio Highway in Hanalei
March 17, 2021 March 17 update on Kuhio Highway closures
March 16, 2021 March 16 update on Kuhio Highway closures
March 15, 2021 March 15 update on Kuhio Highway closures
March 14, 2021 March 14 update on Kuhio Highway closures
March 13, 2021 March 13 update on Kuhio Highway closures
March 12, 2021 March 12 update on Kuhio Highway closures
March 11, 2021 March 11 update on Kuhio Highway closures
HDOT Minutes from the Hanalei to Haena Community Association meetings