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Old 07-07-08, 05:09 PM   #1
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I was wondering if anyone knows what is going on with the construction on Kapiolani blvd? Its crazy driving there not a place for low-profile tires to drive through.

Its like if i wanted to go Off-roading, forget the West side, Kapiolani got loads of huge mounds, dips and metal plates to try out.

Sorry just my rant, Its like almost everywhere is bad. Well except on some parts on Ala moana Blvd and i do mean some parts.
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Old 07-07-08, 05:12 PM   #2
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I just stay away from those areas. Especially Kapiolani, take the back roads. Ala Moana, just stay out of the right lanes in both directions, then you'll be ok.
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Old 07-07-08, 07:35 PM   #3
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yeah the roads are bad around there especially at night when their working on it its like driving thru a maze haha
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i hate driving kapiolani, but during rush hour it's still faster than down king st. to get into waikiki! once i had to use da gs and cringed each block until reached kalakaua ave...
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Old 07-08-08, 02:37 AM   #5
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I live on Kapiolani and I've been dealing with the construction for almost a year already....dunno when its going to end either. I just totally avoid Kap and go on Beretania/King or Ala Moana. Not worth the crappy condition and avoiding sudden merges from crazy peeps.
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Old 07-08-08, 03:03 AM   #6
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I just want to know who the genius is that OK'd the number of times that Kapiolani has been ripped open/repaved/rinse/repeat.

You'd think they could have planned ahead at least a little to minimize the taxpayers' cost no?

My shop is right in that area. Good thing I'm almost always in my truck when I drive Kapiolani. But I do roll through in the Lexus from time to time. You guys with stiffer suspension and rubber bands must really feel it.
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Old 07-08-08, 03:33 AM   #7
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I hear you. Just like on South Street where they just paved it. It was all nice and smooth. Then a week later they start to cut some sections here and there. Why? i dont know.
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Old 07-08-08, 06:09 AM   #8
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I totally agree that Kapiolani's roadway is jacked up! It's kinda worse for me since usually pass by there nighttime and sometimes I don't see all the deeper areas and my car gets hit once in a while *sigh

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Old 07-08-08, 05:03 PM   #9
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I know what you mean. I had to drive there a couple of time already. Luckily I got stocks on!!! But gonna hate it when I change my wheels soon.
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yea i work on kapiolani as well... jus blows, doesn't help that lexus is at the end of the whole thing!
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I avoid that stretch of Kapiolani in front of the convention center and ala moana like the plague! good thing I dont go to Kaps 24s anymore. road sucks!
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kaps is nightmare...potholes the size of watermelons and metal plates the size of a hummer...
homg the intersection in front of jack in the box and neal blaisdell has this huge metal plate protruding out from the ground.
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too bad couldnt do sum drifting to avoid those obstacles, LMAO Click the image to open in full size. i'm on kap everyday wed.~sun...whew, i dont drive da gs thru all that! Click the image to open in full size.
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too bad couldnt do sum drifting to avoid those obstacles, LMAO Click the image to open in full size. i'm on kap everyday wed.~sun...whew, i dont drive da gs thru all that! Click the image to open in full size.
the rx gets the beat down lollll
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lol...yea...i think hawaii ranked in the top 5 states of having the worst roads in the US......where's all my tax money going?
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