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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased with the order issued on April 14th by Judge J. Michael Seabright, Chief United States District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. The Court’s order highlights the fact that from 2011 through today, HDOT has worked to ensure that its employees ...
Read More HDOT takes steps to abide by court ruling to provide a workplace free of discrimination and harrassment

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division celebrated the start of construction on the new Consolidated Rent-A-Car (Conrac) facility at Kahului Airport, Friday, April 15, 2016. The groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of construction to build a beautiful and functional facility that will enhance the customer experience for those traveling to and ...
Read More Construction begins on new earth friendly facility at Kahului Airport

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the Pali Highway will be closed in the Kailua-bound direction between Waokanaka Street and Kamehameha Highway from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, April 9, 2016, through 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, April 10, 2016, for routine tunnel maintenance and cleaning. Electronic message boards ...
Read More Pali Highway Kailua-bound closed April 9, for tunnel maintenance

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), the four county police departments, and our private partner Toyota Hawaii, are working together on educating all of Hawaii’s roadway users about the dangers of distracted driving throughout National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. Increased enforcement of distracted driving laws combined with public education have proven ...
Read More April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is moving forward with improvements to the Paumalu Stream Bridge in order to lift weight restrictions as soon as possible. The bridge is on Kamehameha Highway, located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach. Damage to the concrete support columns was discovered during a ...
Read More Paumalu Stream Bridge improvements planned, weight limit restrictions modified

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Harbors Division (HDOT), took the next step in making the highly anticipated Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT) a reality. The Department, along with elected officials and representatives of the University of Hawaii (UH), conducted a blessing and key ceremony to formally convey the newly renovated Pier 35 facility to ...
Read More Relocation of UH Marine Center makes way for Kapalama Container Terminal improvements

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), working with Johnson Controls, advances the state’s commitment to sustainability by providing energy-efficient lighting solutions on the highway systems in Oahu and Maui districts. In July 2015, HDOT Highways Division signed an energy savings contract with Johnson Controls that will reduce annual energy use by an estimated ...
Read More HDOT advances sustainability mission and improves safety with enhanced lighting solutions

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding a public information meeting in coordination with area legislators, Senator Lorraine Inouye and County Council Members Greggor Ilagan and Daniel K. Paleka, Jr., to inform the public of the anticipated opening date of the Pahoa Roundabout. The meeting will include information on the project ...
Read More Public information meeting scheduled for Pahoa Roundabout project

HONOLULU – In a recent letter to HDOT, NHTSA Region 9 Administrator Christopher Murphy commended Highway Safety Manager Lee Nagano and her staff and highlighted their achievements as reflected in the HDOT’s Highway Safety Annual Report. Click here for the 2015 Highway Safety Annual Report. NHTSA Region 9 recognized Hawaii for continuing to rank amongst ...
Read More HDOT Highway Safety Staff recognized for traffic safety efforts

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce a free public viewing of the Solar Impulse 2. The public will be able to view the aircraft and meet the crew that’s making the first flight around the world in a solar-powered plane. The viewing is scheduled at the following location and ...
Read More Public viewing of historic solar plane scheduled for Saturday, April 2