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  • “Celebrating our Local Heroes” Exhibit Dedicated at Honolulu International Airport

    HONOLULU – A new exhibit entitled “Celebrating Our Local Heroes” was dedicated today at the Honolulu International Airport honoring the late US Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the late Hawaii sports legend Wally Yonamine.  Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui joined Mrs. Irene Hirano-Inouye, widow of Senator Inouye, and Mr. Paul Yonamine, son of Mr. Yonamine, to […]

  • Honolulu International Airport Runway Closures for Pavement Repairs

    HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over these areas due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 4R-22L will be closed from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., Sunday nights through Friday mornings, weekly, through the end of September, for […]

  • Honolulu International Airport Runway Closures For Pavement Maintenance

    HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over these areas due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 4R-22L is being closed for pavement maintenance from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., nightly, through Friday, February 28.  Flight patterns will be […]

  • Honolulu International Airport Runway Closure For Pavement Maintenance

    HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu and Ewa residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over these areas due to airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 4R-22L is currently closed in preparation for pavement maintenance beginning Tuesday night, January 28, through mid-February, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., […]

  • Airports to Go Green, Reduce Energy Costs by $518 Million

    Honolulu – Gov. Neil Abercrombie unveiled an unprecedented energy efficiency program for the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Airports Division that will cut energy use by 49 percent, saving at least $518 million in energy costs over the next 20 years. The airports will be modernized with the latest in energy-efficient and green technology, providing a […]

  • Kona International Airport Dedicates New Air Traffic Control Tower, Breaks Ground For Aircraft Rescue & Fire-Fighting Station

    KONA – The state Department of Transportation celebrated the dedication of a new Air Traffic Control Tower and a groundbreaking for a new Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting (ARFF) facility at the Kona International Airport earlier today. The new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Control Tower will provide improved visibility over all movement areas and […]

  • H-1 Freeway Westbound On-Ramps From Aolele Street Near Honolulu International Airport Closed Saturday

    HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-1 Freeway on-ramps from Aolele Street, near the Honolulu International Airport, will be closed on Saturday, May 11, from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for street lighting maintenance. Westbound motorists are advised to use Nimitz Highway to the next available H-1 Freeway […]

  • Honolulu International Airport to Close Reef Runway for Overnight Maintenance

    HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work scheduled at the Honolulu International Airport. Runway 8R/26L (a.k.a. the Reef Runway) will be closed for airfield maintenance work at 5 p.m. on Tuesday evening, May 7, through 3 a.m. […]

  • Lihue Airport To Conduct Triennial Emergency Response Exercise

    LIHUE – The state Department of Transportation (DOT), Airports Division, Kauai District, will be conducting a triennial emergency response exercise at Lihue Airport on Thursday, May 9, between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The realistic exercise is a Federal Aviation Administration certification requirement to test airfield disaster preparedness and response and will […]

  • Honolulu International Airport Modernization Begins Construction

    HONOLULU — With the groundbreaking for a new Aloha Air Cargo facility, the state Department of Transportation today celebrated the start of approximately $750 million in improvement projects for the Honolulu International Airport, as part of the statewide Hawaii Airports Modernization Program. The privately funded $12 million Aloha Air Cargo facility is a key component […]