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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) takes steps to ensure preparedness for possible heavy storms and flooding across the island chain in the coming days. With threatening weather in the forecast HDOT notifies contractors about potential storms and possible flooding. HDOT crews and the contractors they work with routinely check drains and bridges, ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public of a new TSA checkpoint opening in Terminal 1 at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). A new four-lane checkpoint will be located at the makai end of Terminal 1, Lobby 3, and will open Saturday, Feb.18, 2023. Ahead of the opening TSA pre-check ...
Read More Changes coming to TSA checkpoints at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

KAHULUI – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the partial opening of the Kῑhei Roundabout on Piʻilani Highway. On Friday, Feb. 10 when work concludes at 3:30 p.m., the contractor will open all lanes through the roundabout. There will be two lanes open in each direction through the roundabout. The right turn lane in ...
Read More Kihei Roundabout to partially open for motorists on Friday, Feb. 10

HONOLULU– The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division is seeking applications for federal Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-aside funding (FY 2023) for specific activities that enhance the intermodal transportation system. The funded transportation projects will prioritize safety, comfort, equity, and connectivity to destinations for non-motorized users of our transportation networks, including pedestrians, cyclists, children, seniors, ...
Read More HDOT opens applications for Transportation Alternatives projects

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be taking action to protect Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay by extending the impact fencing between the slope and the highway. Rock scaling and resetting of the barrier at the site of the Feb. 5 rockfall was completed late Tuesday, Feb. 7. The barrier is designed ...
Read More Next steps for Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay

Intermittent closures will continue Tuesday, Feb. 7. Full closure from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides the following as an update on the rockfall on Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay. The highway was reopened at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Rock scaling requiring intermittent closures as loose ...
Read More Feb. 6 update on Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay

Intermittent closures needed to bring down loose material on Monday, Feb. 6. HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) has reopened Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay after a day of rockfall mitigation along a stretch of the highway. 26 feet of temporary concrete barriers have been brought in for reinforcement, creating an eight-foot wall ...
Read More Kamehameha Highway reopened near Waimea Bay after early morning rockfall

Intermittent closures needed to bring down loose material on Monday, Feb. 6. HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) reports that the drone assessment of Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay has been completed and the route will be reopened Sunday evening. HDOT will provide a final update for today once the road is confirmed ...
Read More Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay will reopen Sunday night

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is updating on the emergency closure of Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay announced at 7:23 a.m. Sunday, February 5, 2023. As of 12 p.m. the roadway remains closed. Initial assessment is that rock scaling needs to be done to remove loose material from the slope. The rocks ...
Read More Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay will remain closed Sunday due to rockfall

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is updating on the emergency closure of Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay announced at 7:23 a.m. Sunday, February 5, 2023. As of 10 a.m. the roadway remains closed as HDOT is deploying drones and a contractor to survey the slope the rockfall originated from. The drone footage ...
Read More Kamehameha Highway near Waimea Bay closed due to rockfall