Hawaii Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

The Hawaii Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is part of a national effort created by the Federal Highway Administration to provide local agencies with information and training programs to address the maintenance of local roadways and bridges.  The goal of LTAP is to foster a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound surface transportation system by improving skills and increasing knowledge of the transportation workforce and decision makers.

Vision

We, the Hawai’i Local Technical Assistance Program, will be a primary resource for enriching the knowledge, skills and competencies of the local and state work force and will improve the efficiency, effectiveness, safety and environmental quality of the Hawaii transportation system.

Mission

To cultivate a positive learning environment by developing and delivering a broad range of quality training, technology transfer, and information sharing through cooperative relationships that promotes best practices throughout the Statewide transportation system.

Focus Areas: 

  • Safety
  • Workforce Development
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Value Delivery
  • Environmental Quality

Contact Information:

Robert Miyasaki, Engineering Program Manager
State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation
Highways Division
Project Coordination and Technical Services Office
869 Punchbowl Street, Suite 514
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Tel: (808) 587-2347
Fax: (808) 587-2340
Robert.Miyasaki@hawaii.gov

 

Hawaii Local Technical Assistance Program

Advisory Board 

Lyle Tabata
Deputy Director
County of Kauai
Department of Public Works

Edmond Renaud
Division Chief
County of Kauai
Department of Public Works
Road Division

Mayela Sosa
Assistant Division Administrator
Federal Highways Administration
Hawaii Division Office

Don Hamada
Division Chief
City and County of Honolulu
Dept. of Transportation Services
Transportation Planning Division

Tyler Sugihara
Division Chief
City and County of Honolulu
Dept. of Facility Maintenance
Road Maintenance Division

Raymond McCormick
District Engineer
Hawaii Dept. of Transportation
Highways Division
Kauai District Office

Cary Yamashita
Division Chief
County of Maui
Department of Public Works
Engineering Division

Brian Hashiro
Division Chief
County of Maui
Department of Public Works
Highways Division

Marshall Ando Engineering Program Manager
Hawaii Dept. of Transportation
Highways Division
Design Branch

Ben Ishii
Division Chief
County of Hawaii
Department of Public Works
Engineering Division

Vince Kasarskis 
County of Hawaii
Department of Public Works
Highway Maintenance Division 

Steve Ege
Civil Engineer VI
Hawaii Dept. of Transportation
Highways Division,
Materials Testing & Research Branch

January 2014

Request for Training:

To request training, Local Public Agencies (LPA) should complete the attached “Hawaii LTAP Request for Training and/or Assistance” form and email it to Robert.Miyasaki@hawaii.gov or mail to:

Hawaii DOT, Highways Division
Project Coordination and Technical Services Office
869 Punchbowl Street, Suite 514
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 Request Form

 Background on LTAP