Hawaii Route 72 Guides

Waialae Avenue west
Waialae Avenue emerges from under the Interstate H1 viaduct and continues westward as the former alignment of Hawaii 72 by Kaimuki. 01/18/11
Koko Head Avenue connects Waialae Avenue (old Hawaii 72) with 12th Avenue south toward Diamond Head. 12th Avenue was made discontinuous with the construction of Interstate H1. 01/18/11
11th Avenue provides access to Interstate H1 (Lunalilo Freeway) westbound from Waialae Avenue. 01/18/11
Waialae Avenue east
An original Hawaii 72 marker, dating from 1956, posted on Waialae Avenue eastbound at 17th Avenue. 01/18/11
Waialae Avenue (former Hawaii 72) splits with an on-ramp to Interstate H1 (Lunalilo Freeway) east to Kalanianaole Highway as the street lowers into the Waialae Business District below the H1 viaduct. 01/18/11
Other Roads
Laulima Street represents a former alignment of Hawaii 72 in the Aiea area. The residential roadway connects Moanalua Road west with Moanalua Road. A 1956 cutout was once posted along the former state route. 01/18/11
Waikui Street northbound meets Hawaii 72 (Kalanianaole Highway) opposite Ainakoa Avenue in this scene east of Waialae. Hawaii 72 transitions into Interstate H1 just west of this intersection. Ainakoa Avenue north meanwhile connects with Halekoa Drive to residences on the hillside to the north. 01/17/11

Photo Credits:

01/17/11, 01/18/11 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate H1 / Lunalilo Freeway / Queen Liliuokanai Freeway
Route 61

Page Updated 01-28-2012.

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