Highways News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that all northbound lanes will be closed on Kualakai Parkway between Kapolei Parkway and Farrington Highway on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for filming of Magnum P.I. Traffic will be maintained in both directions by a contraflow in the ...
Read More Northbound lanes closed on Kualakai Parkway on Aug. 16, for filming

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Maui motorists that the new traffic signals at the intersection of Piilani Highway (Route 31) and Kulanihakoi Street will be fully operational on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The new signals will be in flashing mode from Monday, August 16 through Wednesday, August 18 to alert motorists of their ...
Read More New traffic signals at Piilani Highway and Kulanihakoi Street to be fully operational Thursday, August 19

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Kauai motorists that work on Kaumualii Highway in Eleele at the Mahea Road/Laulea Street intersection will take place from August 9 – October 9, 2021. The scope of work includes the installation of traffic signals, sidewalks and a bus stop. Construction will take place from 7:00 ...
Read More Intersection work on Kaumualii Highway in Eleele begins Monday, August 9

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that Saturday night hours will be added to the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct Improvements project, beginning on Aug. 14, 2021. Construction will close four lanes on Saturday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., in the eastbound direction between the Pearl Harbor Interchange and ...
Read More Saturday night hours added to the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct Improvements project beginning Aug. 14

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) and its federal, state, city and community partners kicked off the 12th annual statewide Pedestrian Safety Month this August with a sign waving at the State Capitol Monday, Aug. 2. Pedestrian Safety Month is organized by HDOT’s Walk Wise Hawaii program and features daily public and private ...
Read More 12th Annual Statewide Pedestrian Safety Month launches to raise awareness of safety practices

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is reminding everyone that thousands of students will return to classrooms in August. Public schools across the state are back in session on Tuesday, August 3rd and students at many private schools start the school year in mid-August. The University of Hawai‘i system will begin their fall ...
Read More Road users encouraged to plan and prepare to Beat the School Jam

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Kauai motorists that starting Wednesday, Aug. 4, the Wednesday afternoon public access schedule for Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at Hanalei Hill will shift to 30 minutes earlier. The new timetable will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The shift on Wednesday afternoons aligns with the ...
Read More Update on Hanalei Hill landslide repairs; afternoon public access schedule change starts Aug. 4

HONOLULU – As a result of the impact of severe weather events and forecasted impacts of climate change on the roads and bridges that connect our communities, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division is releasing its Climate Adaptation Action Plan, exposure assessments, and hazard viewer. “We are planning and preparing our infrastructure for ...
Read More Hawaii Highways Climate Adaptation Action Plan and Hazard Tool available online

LIHUE – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) southbound contraflow between the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road and Kapule Highway will resume operations on Tuesday, July 27. It was previously announced that the contraflow would not run for the week due to a mechanical issue with the contraflow truck. Typically, ...
Read More Kuhio Highway Contraflow between Kapaa Temporary Bypass and Kapule Highway will resume, Tuesday, July 27

LIHUE – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) southbound contraflow between the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road and Kapule Highway will not operate Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, 2021. This change in operations is due to continued maintenance on the vehicle that allows HDOT crews to safely ...
Read More Kuhio Highway Contraflow between Kapaa Temporary Bypass and Kapule Highway will not operate July 26 – 30