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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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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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New cargo wharfage and passenger fee tariff rates will take effect on Monday, July 1, 2013 as provided by Chapter 19-44, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled “Rules Relating to Services and Procedures, Charges, Tolls and Fees”. Revised self-reporting forms reflecting the new rates are available on the DOT Harbors website, http://hidot.hawaii.gov/harbors/doing-business. Please click on the above ...
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6/26/2011 – New cargo wharage tariff rates will take effect on Friday, July 1, 2012 as provided by Chapter 19-44, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled Rules Relating to Services and Procedures, Charges, Tolls and Fees. Revised self-reporting forms reflecting the new rates are available on the DOT Harbors website, http://hawaii.gov/dot/harbors/doing-business as of June 26, 2012. Please ...
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8/29/2011 – New passenger fee tariff rates are in effect as of Friday, July 1, 2012 as provided by Chapter 19-44, Hawaii Administrative Rules, entitled Rules Relating to Services and Procedures, Charges, Tolls and Fees. Revised self-reporting forms reflecting the new rates are available on the DOT Harbors website, http://hawaii.gov/dot/harbors/doing-business as of August 31, 2012. ...
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DOT celebrated the completion of Honolulu Harbor’s Pier 2 Passenger Terminal Enhancement Project. The six-phase project began work in Sept. 2010 to improve traffic circulation, passenger signage and interior aesthetics at the existing Pier 2 cruise ship passenger terminal.

Senator Daniel K. Inouye and the DOT celebrated the completion of the Honolulu Harbor Pier 29 Container Yard Reconstruction Project was dedicated in a ceremony today. $24.5 million (85-percent) of the total project funding made possible with a federal stimulus TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) Discretionary Grant, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).