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HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) and its federal, state, city and community partners kicked off the 12th annual statewide Pedestrian Safety Month this August with a sign waving at the State Capitol Monday, Aug. 2. Pedestrian Safety Month is organized by HDOT’s Walk Wise Hawaii program and features daily public and private ...
Read More 12th Annual Statewide Pedestrian Safety Month launches to raise awareness of safety practices

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) is reminding everyone that thousands of students will return to classrooms in August. Public schools across the state are back in session on Tuesday, August 3rd and students at many private schools start the school year in mid-August. The University of Hawai‘i system will begin their fall ...
Read More Road users encouraged to plan and prepare to Beat the School Jam

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Kauai motorists that starting Wednesday, Aug. 4, the Wednesday afternoon public access schedule for Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at Hanalei Hill will shift to 30 minutes earlier. The new timetable will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The shift on Wednesday afternoons aligns with the ...
Read More Update on Hanalei Hill landslide repairs; afternoon public access schedule change starts Aug. 4

HONOLULU – As a result of the impact of severe weather events and forecasted impacts of climate change on the roads and bridges that connect our communities, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division is releasing its Climate Adaptation Action Plan, exposure assessments, and hazard viewer. “We are planning and preparing our infrastructure for ...
Read More Hawaii Highways Climate Adaptation Action Plan and Hazard Tool available online

LIHUE – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) southbound contraflow between the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road and Kapule Highway will resume operations on Tuesday, July 27. It was previously announced that the contraflow would not run for the week due to a mechanical issue with the contraflow truck. Typically, ...
Read More Kuhio Highway Contraflow between Kapaa Temporary Bypass and Kapule Highway will resume, Tuesday, July 27

LIHUE – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) southbound contraflow between the Kapaa Temporary Bypass Road and Kapule Highway will not operate Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, 2021. This change in operations is due to continued maintenance on the vehicle that allows HDOT crews to safely ...
Read More Kuhio Highway Contraflow between Kapaa Temporary Bypass and Kapule Highway will not operate July 26 – 30

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) will begin the needed repair of three state routes in central O‘ahu under the Kamehameha Highway, Kamananui Road, and Wilikina Drive Rehabilitation, Vicinity of Weed Circle to H-2 project. The project, which was initially scheduled to begin in early 2021, was delayed by multiple bid protests. The ...
Read More Rehabilitation of Kamehameha Highway, Kamananui Road, and Wilikina Drive

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that beginning on Tuesday night, July 20, 2021, a fourth lane will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction between the Pearl Harbor Interchange and Keehi Interchange, for deck repair work. Lane closures will occur nightly, on Monday nights through Saturday ...
Read More Up to four lanes closed nightly for the H-1 Freeway Airport Viaduct Improvements Project beginning July 20

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Kauai residents that starting Monday, July 26, work crews will be on-site along Kuhio Highway between Ka Haku Road and Kapaka Street to begin the layout and installation of new pavement markings. This work will create an additional lane to help facilitate traffic into Princeville and ...
Read More Work to create additional lane on Kuhio Highway into Princeville to begin Monday, July 26

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding its second and final round of virtual public informational meetings to discuss and solicit comments on the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for federal fiscal years 2022 – 2025. The STIP is a four-year programming implementation document that identifies State and County transportation ...
Read More Final round of STIP virtual public informational meetings scheduled for Hawaii Island and Kauai