Mākaha – a city contractor is scheduled to begin an extensive repaving project for various streets in the Mākaha area starting on Monday, July 2, weather permitting.


The allowable work hours for the project will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, and is expected to take up to 270 days. Motorists are advised to observe and obey all traffic controls, posted signs and special duty police officers and proceed with caution through the construction area. Drivers should anticipate delays due to detours, lane and/or road closures, and allow extra travel time while driving through the work areas.


The project includes, but is not limited to cold planning, resurfacing and reconstruction of asphalt concrete pavements; adjustment of utility manhole and covers; vehicle loop detectors; reconstruction of existing concrete curb and/or gutters; and installation of permanent pavement markings.


Contractor Grace Pacific LLC is responsible to coordinate local traffic, including access to homes by residents, deliveries, trash collection and emergency services. On-street parking will be prohibited during working hours. Please observe the dates and times on posted roadway signs as illegally parked vehicles may be towed if necessary at the owner’s expense. For any question or concerns, please contact Grace Pacific LLC at (808) 845-3991.


The Mākaha repaving project is part of Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s focus on improving city roads and other infrastructure. Since the program began in January of 2013, the city has repaved 1,910 lane miles of the 3,517 lane miles under its jurisdiction. So far in 2018, a total of 136 lane miles have been repaved.