2/15/19 The R2 Honoka’a Bus is being delayed on it's route near Kalopa and is heading toward Honomu. Please expect delays.
The R4-H Pahoa Bus experienced a breakdown between Orchidland and Pahoa Bus Stops. Roberts is sending another bus from Keaau to pick up students and continue to Pahoa. Please expect delays.
This is an update to our previous Hamakua Coast traffic delay message. Please expect a 30 minute delay in drop-off time for the Elementary, Middle, and High School bus riders who are on the Waimea and Honokaa buses
Due to paving and traffic along the Hamakua Coast please expect a long delay for our Elementary, Middle, and High School bus riders who are on the Waimea and Honokaʻa buses.
We have not received an estimated time of arrival, but we will keep you posted. Mahalo.
At 12:30 pm, "HPD reports Hwy 11 that one lane is reopened at this time."
At 11:40 am, HPD reports Hwy 11 both lanes between 31 & 32 MM in Volcano National Park are closed due to traffic accident.
Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou!
Evening bus transportation resumes today and is provided (only on select bus routes) for current Middle and High School bus riders participating in after-school activities or sports. Evening buses will be provided Monday through Thursday.
Bus Riders that have been issued an afternoon (PM) or round-trip (RT) bus pass may utilize this service at no additional cost. Departure and estimated drop-off times are listed on the Bus Schedule.
Please click on the below links to view the Early Release Bus Schedules for Tuesday, December 18th and Wednesday, December 19th.
Tuesday (HS only):
Buses will resume service on January 7th for Grades K-8 and January 8th for Grades 9-12.
The R2 Honoka’a Bus experienced engine trouble at the Honoka’a Bus Stop. The Waimea Elementary/Middle and the Waimea HS Bus will pick up the students from Pa’auilo to Laupahoehoe. Roberts is sending another bus from Keaau to pick up students between Honomu and Papaikou. Please expect delays with all Hamakua Coast routes.
Our R1EM Waimea Bus experienced engine trouble, near the Wainaku Scenic Point. The R1H Waimea Bus was able pick up all of our riders. All riders (K-12) will be dropped off at the Hawaiian Home Lands Office location.
ETA for our Waimea Bus is presently at 5:00 pm.
:Due to safety concerns, balloons are not allowed on our school buses. Students can either deflate the balloon or having someone else take it with a personal vehicle. We’ve had issues where loose balloons interfere with the bus drivers vision and students have been observed inhaling the helium while on our school bus.
Please refer to the Transportation Student/Parent Handbook 2018-2019: