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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is preparing its personnel, equipment and assets for possible impact and clean-up response activities in anticipation of the arrival of Iselle and Julio. Currently all state airports and highways remain open. If state airports and highways are impacted by the storms, information regarding closures and re-openings will ...
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LIHUE – Travelers passing through Lihue Airport will now have the opportunity to enjoy tastings from the new Mea Inu Bar & Grill Beer Kiosk in the airport’s main lobby. The bar, located in a secure area that requires a boarding pass to access, features sleek, high top tables, bar seating and a flat screen ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (DOT) advises Oahu motorists of lane closures on Rodgers Boulevard in the westbound direction between Nimitz Highway and Aolele Street on Monday night, July 7, through Wednesday morning, July 9, from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m., nightly, for pavement resurfacing. Access to the airport from Rodgers Boulevard in ...
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KONA – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the dedication of a new Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting (ARFF) station at the Kona International Airport earlier today. The new 24,000 square-foot facility includes five truck bays and a fueling area, along with improved work and living areas for firefighters, office space, dorm rooms and a ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation advises Honolulu International Airport users that the Aolele Street cell phone waiting lot, currently located between the Delta Airlines and United Airlines cargo facilities (see map below), will be moved up the street ¼-mile in the Diamond Head (east) direction to accommodate construction of a new airport access ...
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Summer internships are available at HDOT. Applications must be submitted by Friday, May 23, 2014. Please click below for an application form and more details. 2014 Summer Application

HONOLULU — The six Hawaii winners of the 2014 International Aviation Art Contest were honored at a ceremony held today at the Honolulu International Airport. The annual contest is sponsored by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI), the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), and the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO). The purpose of the contest ...
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KAHULUI – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Kahului and Wailuku residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to runway rehabilitation work on Taxiway A at Kahului Airport. Repairs will require night flights to use Runway 5-23, which requires flying over Kahului and Wailuku. Construction is expected to begin ...
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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 ...
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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 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., weekly on Sunday through Thursday evenings until September 2014.  ...
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