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HDOT News Release: H-3 Freeway Kaneohe bound to close for filming on January 13 and 20

Posted on Jan 10, 2019 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies the traveling public of the following closures of the H-3 Freeway Kaneohe/Kailua bound between the Halawa Interchange and the Kaneohe Interchange for filming of Magnum P.I.

The full closure of the Kaneohe/Kailua bound lanes is scheduled for:

Sunday, January 13, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Sunday, January 20, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Motorists should consider using Likelike Highway or Pali Highway if they need to travel to the Windward side as the Kaneohe/Kailua bound H-3 Freeway will be closed from the beginning of the route in Halawa to the Likelike offramp from the H-3 (Exit 9). Real time traffic information for the Koolau routes, including Likelike Highway and Pali Highway, is available on

The public is also advised that the filming on the H-3 will involve special effects including simulated gunfire and smoke. HDOT supports the efforts of Hawaii’s local film industry and the economic benefit film productions bring to the islands.