Highways News

HONOLULU – As a result of the impact of severe weather events and forecasted impacts of climate change on the roads and bridges that connect our communities, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division is releasing its Climate Adaptation Action Plan, exposure assessments, and hazard viewer. “We are planning and preparing our infrastructure for ...
Read More Hawaii Highways Climate Adaptation Action Plan and Hazard Tool available online

LIHUE – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) southbound contraflow between the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road and Kapule Highway will resume operations on Tuesday, July 27. It was previously announced that the contraflow would not run for the week due to a mechanical issue with the contraflow truck. Typically, ...
Read More Kuhio Highway Contraflow between Kapaa Temporary Bypass and Kapule Highway will resume, Tuesday, July 27

LIHUE – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) southbound contraflow between the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road and Kapule Highway will not operate Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, 2021. This change in operations is due to continued maintenance on the vehicle that allows HDOT crews to safely ...
Read More Kuhio Highway Contraflow between Kapaa Temporary Bypass and Kapule Highway will not operate July 26 – 30

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) will begin the needed repair of three state routes in central O‘ahu under the Kamehameha Highway, Kamananui Road, and Wilikina Drive Rehabilitation, Vicinity of Weed Circle to H-2 project. The project, which was initially scheduled to begin in early 2021, was delayed by multiple bid protests. The ...
Read More Rehabilitation of Kamehameha Highway, Kamananui Road, and Wilikina Drive

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that beginning on Tuesday night, July 20, 2021, a fourth lane will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction between the Pearl Harbor Interchange and Keehi Interchange, for deck repair work. Lane closures will occur nightly, on Monday nights through Saturday ...
Read More Up to four lanes closed nightly for the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct Improvements Project beginning July 20

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Kauai residents that starting Monday, July 26, work crews will be on-site along Kuhio Highway between Ka Haku Road and Kapaka Street to begin the layout and installation of new pavement markings. This work will create an additional lane to help facilitate traffic into Princeville and ...
Read More Work to create additional lane on Kuhio Highway into Princeville to begin Monday, July 26

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding its second and final round of virtual public informational meetings to discuss and solicit comments on the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for federal fiscal years 2022 – 2025. The STIP is a four-year programming implementation document that identifies State and County transportation ...
Read More Final round of STIP virtual public informational meetings scheduled for Hawaii Island and Kauai

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division, Oahu District, Storm Water Management Program won a Silver Pele Award for its interactive remote learning website. The Pele Awards recognize excellence in advertising and design in Hawaii. The redesigned website was awarded a Pele Silver in the Online and Interactive category. The Hawaii Storm ...
Read More HDOT remote learning website wins silver at 2021 Pele Awards

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) reminds residents and motorists that the emergency extension relating to COVID-19 for driver’s licenses, non-CDL permits, and state IDs which expired on or after March 16, 2020 will end August 6, 2021. County DMVs are currently accepting appointments and/or walk-ins, and in some cases are offering extended ...
Read More County DMV offices offering extended hours/services to address renewal backlog

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that Honolulu-bound lanes will be closed on the H-3 Freeway from the Halekou Interchange in Kaneohe to the Halawa Interchange starting at 8 p.m. on Friday night, July 9, 2021, continuously through 4 a.m., on Monday morning, July 12, 2021, for expansion joint repair ...
Read More H-3 Freeway Honolulu-bound closed for joint repairs during the weekends of July 9 and 30

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