Public informational meeting scheduled for the Paia Relief Route project on April 17

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 in Highways News, Main, News

KAHULUI – The State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration will be holding a public informational meeting for the proposed Paia Relief Route project to address existing traffic congestion along Hana Highway in Paia. The meeting is scheduled at the following location and time:

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Paia Community Center
252 Hana Highway, Paia, Maui

A formal presentation is scheduled at 6 p.m. The public is encouraged to arrive as early as 5:30 p.m. to preview the project displays and provide feedback to project team members. The public is welcome to submit comments at the meeting, by mail to the HDOT, or through the project website at

This project will develop environmental documentation for a proposed relief route in Paia as required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 343, and other federal and state requirements.

The primary purpose of this meeting is to inform the public-at-large about project progress and the proposed new alignment as developed by alternatives analysis. The proposed format is an Open House where posters and display tables present various aspects of the project.

Persons requiring language translation, an auxiliary aid or service (e.g., sign language interpreter, accessible parking or materials in alternative format) should contact Brian Tyau at (808) 587-6390 or [email protected], fourteen (14) days prior to the meeting date. TTY users may use TRS to contact our office.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division, Planning Branch

869 Punchbowl Street, Room 301

Honolulu, HI 96813