Waiting is the hardest part

  • Ryan Collins / The Garden Island

    The Hanalei Bridge and Black Pot Beach were virtually deserted Monday afternoon.

  • Ryan Collins / The Garden Island

    A flag man cautions traffic to drive slow near mile marker one on Kuhio Highway. Emergency slope stabilization work has lead to hour long waits in the area, leading some to avoid Hanalei altogether.

  • Ryan Collins / The Garden Island

    Residents walk to their residences Weke Road behind road closure signs Monday afternoon in Hanalei.

  • Ryan Collins / The Garden Island

    A flag man cautions traffic near mile marker one outside of Hanalei Monday. Emergency slope stabilization will continue through the week of May 20th.

HANALEI — Traffic comes to a screeching halt just outside of Hanalei at mile marker one as road crews hold stop signs.

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