Harbors News

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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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 state Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony today for the start of a new improvements project at Piers 34 and 35.  The $16 million project will include drainage and utility improvements, and install new asphalt concrete.  Interior improvements will also be made at the Pier 35 building, which ...
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HONOLULU — Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Hawaii Harbor System’s revenue bond rating at an “A+” grade, citing a stable future outlook. The ratings affirmation was based on Fitch’s positive analysis of the harbor system’s scheduled tariff increases for cruise, cargo and pipelines; the progress of its capital improvements plan; and the strength of its ...
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HILO – A blessing ceremony was held this morning by the state Department for Transportation (DOT) for the Hilo Harbor Kumau Street Entrance Improvements Project.   The $3.4 million project will widen Kumau Street from two lanes to four lanes and modify the intersection of Kumau Street and Kalanianaole Street to improve safety and relieve ...
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The Second Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the Kapalama Container Terminal and Tenant Relocations has been published and is now available for review.  The original EIS document has been updated as the project design has progressed and is being reissued with more specific information for public review and comment.  When the public review period ...
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KAPOLEI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (DOT-H), will be holding a public informational meeting to discuss the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the planned development of Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor’s Fuel Pier at the following location and time.   Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 6 p.m. Department of Hawaiian Home Land Hale ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (DOT), Harbors Division, celebrated the dedication of a new Harbor Police patrol boat in the waters of Honolulu Harbor earlier today.  The new 27-foot, aluminum-hull vessel was christened Kia`iawa, meaning “harbor guardian,” and will patrol both Honolulu and Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbors. “Security of our harbors is critical ...
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KAHULUI – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (DOT-Harbors), invites the general public and all interested parties to a public informational meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Hāna Pier. DOT-Harbors is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to address potential environmental impacts of the proposed improvements and to solicit public input on topics such as ...
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KONA — The state Department of Transportation (DOT) Harbors Division kicked off a $7 million harbor terminal improvement project at Kawaihae Harbor on Hawaii Island today.  This harbor modernization project is part of Governor Neil Abercrombie’s New Day Work Projects. During this morning’s groundbreaking ceremony, state DOT Director Glenn Okimoto said, “For the past ten ...
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