PROJECT  PHASES


The Kalapawai Roadway Improvement Project Full Build will operate through December 2024.  Use the timeline below to view the different phases of the project.  Swipe or click through each phase using the black left and right arrows.  You can expand each image in the timeline to view the roadway detours planned for each phase.  The timeline is subject to change.

The "Table of Contents" will allow you to you skip to each phase detour description located below.  The "Kalapawai Project Map, Project Limits" map shows, in purple, the boundaries of the construction project.  Click to zoom in and out of the map.  The "Phase Descriptions" section describes the detours community members and visitors can anticipate occurring throughout the project.

KALAPAWAI PROJECT MAP

Zoom in using the + and - buttons on the map or pinch and spread the map on your mobile device. 
Click or tap each map element to learn more.

PHASE DESCRIPTIONS

Each phase descriptions describes the detours community members and visitors can anticipate occurring throughout the project.

November 2022 - January 2023

Eastbound lane closure at roundabout on S. Kalaheo Avenue towards Lanikai.  Traffic will be contra-flowed during working hours 8:30 am -3:30 pm Mon. - Fri in Phase 1A. Phase 1B involves a 24/7 detour utilizing Kailua Beach Park's parking lot.   

January 2023 - September 2023

Eastbound lane closure at roundabout on Kailua Road and S. Kalaheo Avenue towards Lanikai.  A 24/7 detour will utilize Kuulei Street and two-way traffic fronting Kalapawai Market will be allowed.

PHASE 3

July 2023 - November 2023

Northbound lane closure on Kailua Road between Aumoe Road and S. Kalaheo Avenue towards Lanikai.  Traffic will be detoured on Kuulei Street.

HOLIDAY 2023 TRANSITION

December 2023 - January 2024

No detours. Roundabout temporarily open for the holidays.

PHASE 4

January 2024 - March 2024

Southbound (mauka bound) lane closure on Kailua Road between Aumoe Road and Kailua Beach Center (mauka driveway) towards Kailua Town. Kailua town bound traffic will be detoured on Kuulei Road.

PHASE 5

March 2024 - June 2024

Southbound (mauka bound) lane closure on Kailua Road between S. Kalaheo Ave and Kailua Beach Center (makai driveway). Lanikai bound traffic from N. Kalaheo Ave detoured mauka on Kuulei Rd. , S. Kainalu Dr., and makai bound on Kailua Rd. Kailua town bound traffic detoured onto Kuulei Rd. 

PHASE 6

June 2024 - July 2024

Westbound lane closure at roundabout fronting Kalapawai Market on S. Kalaheo Ave towards Kaneohe. 

PHASE 7

July 2024 - August 2024

Westbound lane closure at roundabout opposite Kalapawai Market on S. Kalaheo Avenue towards Kaneohe. 

PHASE 8

July 2024 - October 2024

Westbound lane closure at roundabout on S. Kalaheo Avenue towards Kaneohe.  Outbound Lanikai traffic will be detoured through Kailua Beach Park parking lot.

PHASE 9

October 2024 - December 2024

S. Kalaheo Avenue closure between Kuukama Street and Kailua Road towards Lanikai.  Traffic will be detoured.