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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

HONOLULU – The state Department of Transportation (DOT) is proud to be a sponsor for the eighth annual Hawai‘i Construction and Career Days event that will take place on Thursday, October 2, and Friday, October 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., daily, at the Aloha Stadium, lower Halawa parking lot. Construction Career Days is ...
Read More 8th Annual Hawaii Construction Career Days Event At Aloha Stadium

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (DOT-H), will be holding a public information meeting to discuss the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the planned improvements of Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor’s Fuel Pier and other improvements at the following location and time: Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. Department of Hawaiian ...
Read More Public Information Meeting For Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor Fuel Pier & Harbor Improvements

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 ...
Read More HDOT Prepares For Arrival Of Iselle, Julio

  New cargo wharfage and passenger fee tariff rates will take effect on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 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 will be available on June 26, 2014 on the DOT Harbors website, ...
Read More Harbor Cargo Wharfage and Passenger Fee Tariff Rates Effective July 1, 2014

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 — 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 ...
Read More Fitch Ratings Affirms Hawaii Harbor System Revenue Bond Rating At “A+” Grade

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 ...
Read More Hilo Harbor Kumau Street Entrance Improvements Project Begins Work