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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) hosted a naming and blessing ceremony for its newly designated Marine Highway Monday, July 9, 2018, at Pier 38 at Honolulu Harbor. Lauren Brand, a representative of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the U.S. Department of Transportation, presented to Governor David Ige a certificate officially designating the ...
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Event at Highways Oahu District office highlights coning of “buffer zones” for road construction; penalties for failing to move over or slowdown in work areas HONOLULU – It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is reminding everyone of the importance of driving safely in all work zones, including construction ...
Read More HDOT urges Hawaii Drivers to be aware, move over for workers on the road

Improved Bond Rating is Fourth Upgrade in Fourteen Months  HONOLULU – Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has upgraded the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division’s (“Harbors Division”) revenue bonds Series 2010 A and 2010 B rating to ‘A1’ from ‘A2’; outlook stable. HI Port PR 3-27-18 HI Port CO 3-28-18 “The recent bond rating upgrade by ...
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HONOLULU – Fitch Ratings affirmed today that it has upgraded the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division’s (“Harbors Division”) revenue bonds Series 2010 A and 2010 B rating to ‘AA-’ from ‘A+’ and revised its Outlook to Stable from Positive. This is the second revenue bond rating upgrade Fitch has issued for the Harbors Division ...
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Project enhances efficiencies, supports economic growth, provides job opportunities Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division broke ground today for the Kapālama Container Terminal project — the largest capital improvement project in the history of Hawai‘i’s commercial harbor system. “I’m proud to say the construction of the Kapālama Container Terminal ...
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Financial Statements and Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation, Harbors Division June 30, 2017

HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, celebrated the blessing of Hilo Harbor’s newly completed Pier 4 cargo wharf project, the Pier 1 cargo yard and passenger terminal improvements. The projects are designed to increase operational space and increase cargo handling efficiencies. The improvements to the passenger terminal will create a more ...
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HDOT makes new terminal allocations, selects contractor for Kapalama Container Terminal Project HONOLULU – – Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division announced a key decision on the allocation of cargo yard space at Honolulu Harbor. The decision comes as the first phase of construction for the highly anticipated Kapalama ...
Read More Governor Ige announces milestone in harbor modernization

Implementation of New Tariff Rates to Take Effect October 1, 2017

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is tasked with the essential role of ensuring safe transportation facilities for the citizens of Hawaii as well as the millions of visitors to the Islands each year. HDOT also plays another critical role – that of a trustee of the State’s environmental resources which requires it ...
Read More HDOT is in compliance with environmental regulations and comments on Earthjustice’s lawsuit alleging violations