Infrastructure improvement construction begins Monday, 10/18/21.  Scope of Work: Demolition work, grading/grubbing), resurfacing of existing asphalt access road, new asphalt pavement at existing gravel parking lot, drainage improvements, new outdoor shower, new solar powered street lights, and utility improvements. 

Contractor: Site Engineering, Inc.

Contract Cost: $1,255,572

Construction Start: October 18, 2021

Contract Completion: January 28, 2022

Closures:  The boat launch ramp will remain open throughout most of construction, but access to the ramp will be closed for approximately one (1) week while the portion of the boat ramp access road at the top of the boat ramp is resurfaced.  Access to the existing marginal wharf slips will be limited, but not obstructed.  The existing gravel parking lot will be closed starting October 25, 2021 and reopen December 21, 2021.  The newly paved parking lot area will be closed again from January 12 – 18, 2022 for pavement striping.  Throughout the project duration, boaters may use the South Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor boat launch ramp or Puako Boat Ramp for ocean access and trailer parking.