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HONOLULU — The U.S. Army Garrison Hawai‘i and the State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced important progress in the continuing negotiations for a new long-term lease at Kawaihāpai Airfield, formerly known as Dillingham Airfield, to ensure the North Shore airfield remains open for commercial activities. The current short-term lease between the Army and ...
Read More Joint News Release – U.S. Army/HDOT: Army and HDOT Set to Negotiate 50-Year Lease for Dillingham Airfield

12/21/23 UPDATE: Due to wet weather conditions and the emergency closure of Pali Highway town-bound, the start of the Kamehameha Highway paving between Pali Highway and Likelike Highway has been adjusted to the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 26. HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT)  announces the paving of Kamehameha Highway between Pali Highway ...
Read More Kamehameha Highway paving between Pali highway and Likelike highway

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) issues this announcement for work on the County of Maui’s Emergency Keawe Street Drain Line Replacement project.  There will be an alternating, single lane closure on Keawe Street/Lahaina Bypass (Route 3000), beginning Sunday, Dec. 17, through Friday, January 5, 2024, as contractors replace drain lines across the ...
Read More Emergency Keawe Street drain line replacement begins Sunday, Dec. 17

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public that Phase II of the Pali Highway Resurfacing Project is on track to be substantially completed by Friday, Dec. 15. Due to inclement weather, crews may need a few extra days to finish work after the holiday season. Phase II of the Pali Highway ...
Read More Pali Highway Resurfacing Project nearing completion

2023 Traffic Fatality Update

Posted on Dec 14, 2023 in Highways News, Main, News

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is providing year-to-date traffic fatality statistics for 2023 as it continues to promote responsible driving habits to keep our roads safe. As of December 13, 2023, 92 fatalities caused by motor vehicle collisions were reported statewide. This is a decrease from the 112 lives lost at this ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) will install additional speed tables and speed humps at Kualoa and Kahuku in a continuing effort to improve safety on Hawai‘i’s roadways. Five speed tables will be installed along Kamehameha Highway (Route 83) between mile posts 16.3 and 17.9, near Gunstock Ranch and Mālaekahana Beach Park. Construction ...
Read More Hawai‘i Department of Transportation Installing Additional Speed Tables at Kualoa and Kahuku

LĪHUʻE – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is providing notice of its intent to declare a traffic emergency zone on Kūhiō Highway (Route 560) near mile point 4.3, at Waikoko, for emergency shoreline mitigation work. This notice is pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 264-1.5. A traffic emergency zone declaration allows HDOT to expedite ...
Read More Traffic Emergency Zone Hearing: Kūhiō Highway in Waikoko

KAHUKU, OʻAHU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies all highway users of a permanent speed reduction on Kamehameha Highway (Route 83) between Mālaekahana Beach Park  and Wahinepe‘e in the Kāne‘ohe-bound direction, and between Wahinepe‘e and the vicinity of the Kahuku Police Station in the Hale‘iwa-bound direction. The speed will be reduced to 35 ...
Read More Kamehameha highway permanent speed reduction from Laie to Kahuku

HONOLULU– The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies O‘ahu motorists of the upcoming closure of the Honolulu-bound lanes of the Wilson Tunnel on Likelike Highway on Saturday, Dec. 16. from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., to complete emergency repairs to eight damaged ceiling rods. HDOT closed both town-bound lanes of Likelike Highway on Nov. 9 ...
Read More Likelike Highway, Honolulu-bound, closed on Saturday, Dec. 16 for emergency repairs

HONOLULU – As part of the state’s ongoing efforts to improve safety on Hawai‘i’s roadways, the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) will install raised crossings at three locations along Farrington Highway in Mā‘ili. The raised crossings will be installed at the highway’s intersections with Alapaki Street and Manununu Street, and near Maipalaoa Road. HDOT expects ...
Read More Three Raised Crossings to be Installed on Farrington Highway in Mā‘ili