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Closures will be postponed in consideration of sporting events and graduation HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs highway users that Phase 2D of the H-1 Freeway Resurfacing Project will resume the week of Sunday, April 21, through Friday, April 26, from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. All lanes will be closed in ...
Read More H-1 Westbound Resurfacing Project moves between Lunalilo and Vineyard in late April

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) has launched a new autonomous electric passenger shuttle that will augment the existing Wiki Wiki shuttle bus service at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). The new fleet of shuttles, named Miki, the Hawaiian word for agile, will provide another option for airport users to travel ...
Read More HDOT launches autonomous electric shuttle at Daniel K. Inouye International airport

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies highway users that all lanes are closed on Kamehameha Highway in both directions in the vicinity of Shark’s Cove on Tuesday, April 16, for Hawaiian Telcom to address a leaning telephone pole. Traffic will be contraflowed around the work area through the parking lot at Shark’s ...
Read More Kamehameha Highway closed at Shark’s Cove for emergency pole repairs

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT), the county police departments and the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are encouraging motorists to “Put the Phone Away or Pay” for Distracted Driver Awareness Month this April. According to NHTSA, “Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road ...
Read More HDOT and its partners remind drivers to “Put the phone away or pay,” for Distracted Driver Awareness Month

Mauka Wailua Bridge is open

Posted on Apr 15, 2024 in Highways News, Main, News

Kauai #hitraffic 4/15/2024 4:40AM: The mauka Wailua River Bridge on southbound Kuhio Highway is open. Lanes have been narrowed so drive with caution. Reminder, bridge will close at 8 p.m. to continue debris removal.

4/18/2024 Update: The debris removal work at the mauka Wailua River Bridge is done. There will be no closure tonight. Contraflow will be operational. Bridge will close nightly at 8 p.m. for debris removal. LĪHUʻE, Hawaiʻi – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides an update on the closure of the Wailua River Bridge on ...
Read More Wailua Bridge on southbound Kuhio Highway on target to reopen Monday, April 15

Contraflow will not be set up Saturday, April 13. Contractors working to remove drill rig and debris. LĪHUʻE, Hawaiʻi – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides an update on the closure of the Wailua River Bridge on southbound Kūhiō Highway (Route 56). HDOT closed the bridge early Friday, April 12 for safety, as a ...
Read More Wailua Bridge on southbound Kuhio Highway remains closed

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies highway users of a full closure of the Pauoa Road offramp from the Pali Highway in the Honolulu-bound direction on Thursday night, April 18, and Friday night, April 19, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. This closure is to adjust guardrail and post heights to comply ...
Read More Full closure of the townbound Pauoa Road offramp from the Pali Highway

KONA, HAWAI‘I – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) reopened the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA) at 12 noon today following the closure of Runway 17-35 this morning to repair an asphalt crack. The crack in the pavement formed overnight, between the intersections of Taxiways “G” and “H.” Daily visual inspections are ...
Read More Kona International Airport Reopened; HDOT to Conduct Additional Runway Repairs Tonight

Kauai Flood Impacts

Posted on Apr 12, 2024 in Highways News, Main, News

Kauai #hitraffic #hiwx 4/12/2024 5:44AM: Kuhio Highway near Hanalei Bridge remains closed. The southbound (mauka) Wailua River Bridge on Kuhio Highway is closed. There is two-way traffic on the northbound (makai) bridge. There will be no contraflow today.