Harbors News

KAHULUI – Based on feedback and input received from the Hana community the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will not proceed with the Hana Pier rehabilitation project. HDOT reviewed various options for rebuilding the pier and discussed the plans with the community. Given the opposition to the improvements HDOT will remove the Pier. The estimated ...
Read More Hana Pier to be removed following public opposition to improvement plan

HONOLULU – Celebrate the holidays with plenty of good cheer, but don’t forget to use good judgment and be aware of your surroundings when driving, walking or bicycling. The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is asking all roadway users to place a priority on safety so everyone returns home to their family and friends. According ...
Read More Hawaii Department of Transportation reminds everyone to arrive alive this holiday season

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) opened a newly dedicated roadway that will facilitate the efficient movement of goods through Honolulu Port facilities, while easing congestion on surface streets for the public. The road is a vital component of HDOT’s Harbor Modernization Plan (HMP), codified as Act 200 (2008). The interior roadway (known ...
Read More New roadway to ease traffic, facilitate cargo movement

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (HDOT-Harbors) invites the general public and all interested parties to a public informational meeting regarding the proposed improvements to Hana Pier. HDOT- Harbors has been working on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed improvements to Hana Pier recommended in The Hana Harbor Development Plan. The ...
Read More Public meeting scheduled regarding Hana Pier Improvements Proposal

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) arranged for the safe tow of the 77-foot fishing vessel, Judy K, from Pier 16 in Honolulu Harbor to Honolulu Marine Shipyard in Kewalo Basin on Monday. It was removed from the water and placed in dry dock today. Due to structural damage the vessel will be ...
Read More Submerged vessel removed from Honolulu Harbor, commercial pier returned to full service

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises the public of an upcoming closure of the 10th floor observation deck at Aloha Tower. The closure will occur Tuesday, July 28, through Friday, July 31. During this time, crews will be painting and varnishing the interior and exterior of the tower. The observation deck will ...
Read More Aloha Tower Observation Deck Closed Next Week For Maintenance Work

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, launched the Piers 12 and 15 Improvements Project at Honolulu Harbor with a groundbreaking ceremony earlier today. This project involves the relocation of the Clean Islands Council (CIC) and Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) vessels from Pier 35 to Piers 12 and 15 which will ...
Read More Piers 12 & 15 Improvements Project Begins With Groundbreaking Ceremony

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) today announced the appointments of Ross Higashi as Airports Division Deputy Director and Edwin Sniffen as Highways Division Deputy Director.  Both will join the HDOT leadership team led by Director Ford Fuchigami. Ross Higashi will oversee 15 state airports across the islands.  Among his key responsibilities will ...
Read More New Transportation Deputy Directors Appointed For Airports And Highways Divisions

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation reaffirmed its commitment to encouraging marketplace competition with today’s news that cargo shipping company Horizon Lines, Inc., is being sold to its competitor The Pasha Group, and that Horizon Lines’ Alaska operations are being sold to competitor Matson, Inc. The Harbors Division will continue to work with all ...
Read More HDOT Statement Regarding Sale Of Horizon Lines, Inc.

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding a public informational meeting to update the community on upcoming and ongoing Airports, Harbors and Highways Division projects in the Hana area. The meeting is scheduled at the following location and time: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5 to 7:30 p.m. Hana Beach Park, Helene ...
Read More Public Informational Meeting Scheduled In Hana To Discuss Transportation Projects