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KAILUA-KONA – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Hawaiʻi Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center are co-hosting a free​ Small Business Development Series in Kailua Kona next week.  Big Island small business owners who are interested in working with federal, state, and local government ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) reminds everyone that installation of signs visible from state highways that do not fall under the exempted categories defined in Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 264, Part V is unlawful. This includes, but is not limited to, posting of political campaign signs on overpasses, fencing, sign posts, and ...
Read More Reminder on campaign activities near state highways

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce that the second annual Pacific Summer Transportation Education Program (PAC-STEP) is now accepting applications for 2022. Students in grades 9 – 12 are encouraged to apply for the in-person program that will run June 6 – 16 at the University of Hawaiʻi – ...
Read More University of Hawaii PAC-STEP Program now accepting applications

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), U.S. Small Business Administration, and Hawaii Minority Business Development Agency Business Center, would like to invite small business owners who are interested in working with the federal, state, and local government, to register for a free two-day Small Business Development Series in Maui. Classes will incorporate a ...
Read More Two day Small Business Development series hosted on Maui

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts westside motorists of continued work to repair utility lines on Farrington Highway near Kahe Power Plant in Nanakuli. The utility lines were downed in an early morning crash Monday, March 28, 2022. The right lane of westbound Farrington Highway at the crash site was closed as ...
Read More Repairs to downed lines on Farrington Highway near Kahe Power Plant

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts residents that runway 4R at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will be closed on Thursday March 31st from 8pm until midnight. All arrivals will be diverted to runway 8L which will increase noise over the Ewa plain. ###  

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that kahakō and ‘okina will be added to signs on the Pali Highway as part of the Pali Highway Resurfacing project. Under the policy announced on March 1, 2022, HDOT is providing a two-week comment period for the Hawaiian spelling of the signs that are installed ...
Read More Hawaiian diacritical markings to be added to signs on the Pali Highway

HILO – As emergency repairs continue to the Kolekole and Nanue Bridges on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in North Hilo, the Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is reminding the travelling public of the temporary 12-ton (24,000 pound) posted weight limits for these structures. HDOT will continue to verify vehicle documentation to ensure vehicles may safely ...
Read More Kolekole and Nanue Bridges on Hawaii Belt Road in North Hilo Weight Posted to 12 Tons

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that as part of the Pali Highway Improvements Phase 2, the raised pedestrian crosswalks on Pali Highway in Nuuanu, will be reinstalled at the highway’s intersections with Upper Dowsett Avenue and Lower Dowsett Avenue. The raised pedestrian crossing at Ahipuu Place will be removed as the ...
Read More Raised pedestrian crosswalks to be reinstalled on Pali Highway in Nuuanu at Upper Dowsett Avenue and Lower Dowsett Avenue

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists that both lanes of the Honolulu-bound (townbound) will be closed from the H-3 Freeway split through the Wilson Tunnel beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, March 25, and ending at 7 a.m. Saturday, March 26. During the overnight closure, crews will clean the tunnel and repair ...
Read More Townbound Likelike Highway closed at Wilson Tunnel overnight Friday, March 25