Is it safe to drive from Kona to Hilo?

Is it safe to drive from Kona to Hilo?

Re: how safe will it be to drive at night from kona to Hilo? No, it’s not a good idea at all. 9pm Hawaii time will be midnight (or close) your time so you will be tired. The roads going west to east are incredibly dark, windy,and prone to treacherous rains.

Where is Highway 19 on the Big Island?

Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway (Hwy 19) (view panorama) leads from Kailua-Kona 33 miles (53 km) north along the coast and ends just south of Kawaihae, where it intersects Mamalahoa Highway (Hwy 19) and Akoni Pule Highway (Hwy 270).

Where is Highway 11 on the Big Island?

Highway 11 stretches 125 miles (201 kilometers) around the south of the island between Hilo and Kailua-Kona, and Highway 19 winds around the north, 98 miles (158 k) from Hilo to Kailua-Kona. Highway mileage markers start at zero in Hilo. The numbers (miles) increase as you drive north, south and west.

What’s the name of the road between Waimea and Kona?

Between Waimea and Kailua-Kona, the road is split in two: the original “mauka” route (now Route 190) and a “makai” Route 19, completed in 1975, which serves as access to the Kona and Kohala Coast resorts.

Where are the highways on the Big Island?

Route 130, Keaau-Pahoa Road, Intersection with Hawaii Belt Road (Route 11) at Keaau towards Kalapana Route 190, Palani Highway and Mamalahoa Highway, Kailua Kona to Intersection with Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in Waimea Route 220, Akaka Falls Road, Intersection with Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) to Akaka Falls Park

Where is the road from Kona to Captain Cook?

Coming from Kona, follow highway 11 south until the junction with highway 160, just south of the town Captain Cook. Follow the road until you enter Napo’opo’o village.

What is the name of the Belt Road in Hawaii?

The Hawaiʻi Belt Road is a modern name for the Māmalahoa Highway and consists of Hawaiʻi state Routes 11, 19, and 190 that encircle the Island of Hawaiʻi. The southern section, between Hilo and Kailua-Kona is numbered as Route 11.