WAIMEA BAY, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - GETTING THERE:
- Pedestrian barricades will be installed between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday.
- There will be additional buses for Routes 52 and 55.
- The Honolulu Police Department will be sending traffic alerts over Nixle.
- Special-duty police officers will be assisting with traffic flow, but drivers should expect long waits.
- Illegally-parked vehicles will be towed because they force pedestrians to walk on the road and impede access for emergency vehicles.
- Staff will be on site at Waimea Bay to monitor the park and bathroom. The parking lot will be closed to the public.
WATCHING THE EVENT:
- The event will be broadcast live online and on TV.
- Expect lengthy delays of up to five hours along the North Shore.
- Traffic barriers will be in place around Waimea Bay.
- No parking is available at Waimea Bay, but there will be parking at Waimea Valley that will fill rapidly.
- If you're attending the contest, bring food, water, and sun protection.
- Heed lifeguard and civil defense warnings at all times. There will be high surf run-up at the beach and on surrounding rocky areas that pose high risk to spectators, especially children.