Traffic delays, road closures expected Monday morning

Source: Ami Tsuji-Jones
Source: Ami Tsuji-Jones

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The City and County of Honolulu urges commuters to plan ahead on Monday and leave as early as possible.

Road closures in the Ewa-bound direction are expected to go into effect between 8 and 10 a.m. when certain dignitaries travel from Waikiki to the Honolulu International Airport area.

Those dignitaries include First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and officials from China, Canada, Vietnam, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Traffic restrictions are starting to ease on surface streets. Some concrete barriers in Waikiki have also been taken away.

According to the Department of Emergency Management, Kapiolani Boulevard morning contraflow will be in effect and all bus routes will be back to normal operations.

Public parking at Magic Island and near Kapiolani Park will remain off limits until Tuesday.

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