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.
Emergency construction (Phase 1) at Hanalei Hill is now complete. Access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) past Mile Marker 1 leading to Hanalei Bridge is now fully open to two lanes, Monday-Sunday, all day. We will continue to update on the Hanalei Hill landslide project throughout the interim period and into early 2022 as Phase 2 ramps up to begin.
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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 10/15/2021:
- The emergency construction phase of the Hanalei Hill project has been completed as of 10/15/2021.
- Weight restriction to highway above the slide increased to 10 tons.
- Access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) past Mile Marker 1 leading to Hanalei Bridge is now fully open to two lanes, Monday-Sunday, all day.
- Design on drainage system continues.
Frequently Asked Questions
Oct. 15, 2021 Evening of Oct. 15 marks completion of emergency construction phase at Hanalei Hill
Aug. 27, 2021 Increased access to Kuhio Highway at Hanalei Hill starts Sept. 4
July 30, 2021 Update on Hanalei Hill landslide repairs; afternoon public access sched. change starts Aug. 4
May 13, 2021 May 15 update to schedule for public access to Kuhio Highway In Hanalei
April 15, 2021 Weight threshold for Kuhio Hwy on Kauai’s North Shore increased to 10 tons
April 13, 2021 Smoke Testing for Hanalei Hill Landslide Project Scheduled for Thurs., April 15
March 31, 2021 March 31 update to schedule for public access to Kuhio Highway in Hanalei
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
March 10, 2021 Sections of Kuhio Highway on the north shore to remain closed until slopes stabilize
HDOT Minutes from the Hanalei to Haena Community Association meetings
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