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Hawaii had a safe Halloween; however, seven more lives were lost in traffic-related crashes in less than a month.  HONOLULU – HDOT is happy to report that communities across Hawaii enjoyed a safe Halloween with no pedestrian deaths or serious incidents. As children and their families take to the streets after dark, Halloween poses an ...
Read More 2017 State of Hawaii fatality data through Nov. 13

KONA – The Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole will serve as the staging area for the Triennial Aircraft Disaster Exercise Thursday, November 16, 2017. The emergency response exercise is a mandatory certification requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) which tests airfield disaster preparedness and response by simulating a full-scale aircraft emergency disaster. ...
Read More Emergency response exercise planned at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division notifies motorists that Kamehameha Highway will be closed over the next two weekends in November, in both directions between Ka Uka Boulevard and Lanikuhana Avenue, for the Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) Bridge rehabilitation project. Roadwork schedule is as follows: Kamehameha Highway will be closed from 9 ...
Read More Weekend closures continue for the Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) Bridge rehabilitation project on Kamehameha Highway

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to welcome the new China Airlines Airbus A350 aircraft to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). The aircraft is featured on the Honolulu-Taipei direct route that began Oct. 29, 2017. A blessing ceremony celebrated the inaugural flight prior to its departure. “We thank China ...
Read More New China Airlines aircraft begins service to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

HONOLULU – Due to security protocols, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is not provided advance information regarding the President’s specific travel plans, times and routes. We will release any sharable information with the public as soon as possible. During previous presidential visits, the Secret Service has directed intermittent closures in both directions of the ...
Read More HDOT statement on President Trump’s motorcade movements

New datasets include pavement conditions, traffic counts for state roads, and locations of fatal crashes between 2012-2016 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division recently added useful datasets, including pavement conditions and average annual daily traffic volume for state roads, and the locations of fatal traffic crashes from 2012 to 2016, to ...
Read More New State Highways data now available on HDOT website

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the Pali Highway will be closed between Waokanaka Street and Kamehameha Highway on two Saturday nights in November, for routine tunnel maintenance and cleaning. See closure schedule below. Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, ...
Read More Pali Highway overnight closures scheduled in November for tunnel maintenance

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (“HDOT”) Airports Division is pleased to announce the airport system revenue bond rating is now upgraded to an A+ rating from A. All three major rating agencies are now on par with equal ratings for the Airports Division. “This ratings upgrade extends our buying power as we move ...
Read More Hawaii Airport Division receives upgraded bond rating from Fitch Ratings

UPDATE: The 24-hour lane closure on Likelike Highway in the vicinity of the Alu Street intersection will be extended to Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, to finish the installation of the second catch basin. Construction has been extended due to weather conditions and complexities with the catch basin positioning. The lane will be open by 6 ...
Read More 24-hour right lane closure on Likelike Highway extended to Monday, Nov. 13

HONOLULU – The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will serve as the staging area for an emergency response exercise Friday, October 20, 2017. The exercise is a mandatory certification requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration which tests airfield disaster preparedness and response by simulating a full-scale aircraft emergency disaster. The exercise tests and evaluates the ...
Read More Daniel K. Inouye International Airport hosts Triennial Aircraft Disaster Exercise