On Sunday, July 10, the Hilo Triathlon will put athletes to the test on Hawaii Island.
The 1,500-meter race involves running, bicycling, and swimming, and several traffic changes will be in effect.
Bayfront Highway and Highway 19 will be closed from 5 a.m.-10:30 a.m. between Pauahi and Wainaku streets, just before Alae Cemetery.
Hamakua-bound traffic on Kamehameha Avenue will be detoured up Wailuku Drive and right onto Wainaku Street, which reconnects with the highway.
Hilo-bound traffic on Highway 19 will be detoured up Wainaku Street, left onto Wailuku Drive, right on Kinoole Street, and left on Waianuenue Avenue before returning to Kamehameha Avenue.