‘Plan and prepare’

A cyclist checks for traffic before changing lanes on Queen Kaahumanu Highway in 2018. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A cyclist blows through the stop sign at the Alii Drive and Hualalai Road intersection in 2019. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Ironman officials offered the following advice to West Hawaii residents ahead of the first-ever two-day running of the world championship triathlon: plan ahead and be prepared for delays, particularly on race days.