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HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division unveiled a mural today in the Hilo Harbor cruise passenger terminal commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Hilo Massacre; one of Hawaii’s earliest labor disputes. The unveiling and public presentation was done in conjunction with the annual observance by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) hosted a naming and blessing ceremony for its newly designated Marine Highway Monday, July 9, 2018, at Pier 38 at Honolulu Harbor. Lauren Brand, a representative of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the U.S. Department of Transportation, presented to Governor David Ige a certificate officially designating the ...
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Event at Highways Oahu District office highlights coning of “buffer zones” for road construction; penalties for failing to move over or slowdown in work areas HONOLULU – It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is reminding everyone of the importance of driving safely in all work zones, including construction ...
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Improved Bond Rating is Fourth Upgrade in Fourteen Months  HONOLULU – Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) has upgraded the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division’s (“Harbors Division”) revenue bonds Series 2010 A and 2010 B rating to ‘A1’ from ‘A2’; outlook stable. HI Port PR 3-27-18 HI Port CO 3-28-18 “The recent bond rating upgrade by ...
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HONOLULU – Fitch Ratings affirmed today that it has upgraded the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division’s (“Harbors Division”) revenue bonds Series 2010 A and 2010 B rating to ‘AA-’ from ‘A+’ and revised its Outlook to Stable from Positive. This is the second revenue bond rating upgrade Fitch has issued for the Harbors Division ...
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