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HDOT NEWS RELEASE: State traffic advisory for Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises that all town bound lanes of Kamehameha Highway will be closed at McGrew Loop from 4 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Town bound motorists on Kamehameha Highway will be detoured to H-201 Moanalua Freeway via Honomanu Street. Electronic message boards will be set up to inform motorists of the closure.

This closure is planned to support traffic control for the Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration events at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and is the only requested road closure within HDOT jurisdiction.

Motorists traveling in the area of Pearl Harbor should expect greater than normal congestion and delays on Dec. 7, 2016. HDOT advises motorists to plan ahead, map out alternate routes if possible and make use of resources such as, Google Maps, Waze or other traffic applications to plan commutes, especially if they plan to attend any of the scheduled events for the 75th Commemoration.

A full schedule of events may be found on the 75th Commemoration of Pearl Harbor Committee website at