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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that beginning Jan. 4, 2016*, the public may apply for a limited purpose instruction permit, limited purpose provisional driver’s license, or a limited purpose driver’s license. A Limited Purpose credential does not require documentary proof of legal presence and/or proof of a social security number. The ...
Read More Hawaii’s limited purpose driver’s license, provisional driver’s license and instruction permit effective Jan. 1, 2016

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the H-3 Freeway will be closed in the Kaneohe-bound direction between the Halawa Interchange and the Likelike Highway Underpass beginning Saturday night, Dec. 19, from 7 p.m. through 7 a.m. Sunday morning, Dec. 20, for routine tunnel cleaning and maintenance at the Harano ...
Read More H-3 Freeway Kaneohe-bound closed Saturday night Dec. 19 for tunnel cleaning

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) is alerting the public that the right lane of the H-3 Freeway in the Honolulu bound direction is closed due to damage on the roadway. The right lane closure begins on the Halawa side of the Ko’olau Mountain Range approximately half a mile from the Harano Tunnel. ...
Read More Right lane closed on H-3 Freeway Honolulu bound for emergency repair work, both lanes closed overnight Nov. 25

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is updating the public that the Zipperlane was fully closed as of 12:45 pm. The barriers are properly stored and there is no impact to any lanes along the H-1 Freeway. The Zipmobile experienced mechanical problems after partially closing the barriers this morning.  The function that controls ...
Read More Zipperlane closed and barriers properly stored

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is alerting the public that the Zipperlane will close behind schedule today.  The Zipmobile experienced mechanical problems after partially closing the Zipper Barrier this morning.  Although the machine is still operational, HDOT decided to disengage the machine from the wall and deploy the second machine to ensure ...
Read More Zipmobile malfunction delays full closure of Zipperlane

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that all lanes will be closed on Kamehameha Highway in both directions between Whitmore Avenue and Kilani Avenue at the Karsten Thot Bridge on Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., for preparation work for the repair and ...
Read More Karsten Thot Bridge Closed Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 for nighttime repair work, new height limit begins Nov. 30

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the emergency repairs in the Wilson Tunnel have finished ahead of schedule. The Likelike Highway is expected to fully reopen in the Honolulu bound direction by 4 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. The lane closures in the Kaneohe bound direction have already been ...
Read More Wilson Tunnel Repairs complete, Likelike Highway to fully reopen Thursday morning

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) would like to update the public that emergency repair work in the Wilson Tunnel is progressing well. Before the work can be completed daytime lane closures will be necessary. Motorists should be advised of daytime work on the Likelike Highway in the Honolulu bound direction on Tuesday, ...
Read More Daytime work announced in the Wilson Tunnel, all lanes scheduled to open Nov. 6

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the entire new lane on the H-1 Freeway Pearl City Viaduct from Waimalu to Waikele is now open for use. The new lane begins at the Waimalu/Pearl City offramp (Exit 10) to beyond the H1/H2 split. The two and a half miles of ...
Read More New lane on the Pearl City Viaduct open, shoulder lane available for evening commute