Public Hearing Scheduled For Proposed Administrative Rule Amendments Regarding High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 in Highways News, Main, News

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will hold a public hearing to consider proposed amendments and compilation of Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 19-108, “High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes.”  The purpose of the proposed HAR amendment is to implement Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 291C–222, and provide edits for clarification and formatting.  The amendments will include codifying of a traffic policy for the Kalanianaole Highway Contraflow Lane that was not included in the previous adoption of this chapter.

The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at 9 a.m., by video conference at the following HDOT offices:

Department of Transportation
5th Floor Conference Room
869 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Highways Division
Hawaii District
50 Makaala Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Highways Division
Kauai District
1720 Haleukana Street
Lihue, Hawaii 96766

Highways Division
Maui District
650 Palapala Drive
Kahului, Hawaii 96732


All are welcomed to present their views. Written comments will be accepted until Monday, Mar. 2, 2015, and can be sent to the following address:

Hawaii Department of Transportation
Highways Division
Traffic Branch
601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 602
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707


A copy of the proposed rules may be requested by calling 692-7695 or can be viewed online at

Persons with disabilities requiring special assistance should call 692-7695 at least 10 days before the hearing.  TTY users may use TRS, please call the Department of Transportation at 587-2210 to contact our office