Archive for July 2015

FHWA Tack Coat Workshops in Hawaii

FHWA Tack Coat Workshops in Hawaii

The Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) and the Asphalt Institute were in Hawaii to conduct two half day workshops.  The presenters for both workshops were Bob Humer, PE., Sr. Regional Engineer (for CA, AZ, NV, OR, WA and HI), Asphalt Institute, and  Jason Dietz, Pavement & Materials Engineer, FHWA Resource […]

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HAPI Lunch Meeting – July 2015 (Pearl County Club)

HAPI Lunch Meeting - July 2015 (Pearl County Club)

HAPI was honored to have Bob Humer, PE., Sr. Regional Engineer (for CA, AZ, NV, OR, WA and HI), Asphalt Institute as the guest speaker at our HAPI lunch meeting attended by about 40 members and invited guests. Since I started as executive director, this was the first […]

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The Asphalt Institute’s Mix Design Technology Certification Course comes to Hawaii

The Asphalt Institute's Mix Design Technology Certification Course comes to Hawaii

Regional Engineers Bob Humer and Danny Gierhart conducted the Asphalt Institute’s 3.5 day Mix Design Technology Certification (MDT) course. 25 technicians from HAPI member companies learned about the properties of the materials that compose asphalt mixtures, as well as the physical and mathematical processes involved in producing […]

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“Talk Story” with Bob Humer and the DOT Airports Division

"Talk Story" with Bob Humer and the DOT Airports Division

Bob Humer, PE., Sr. Regional Engineer (for CA, AZ, NV, OR, WA and HI), Asphalt Institute was in Hawaii. We invited him to lead a “talk story” session with the Oahu DOT Airports Division and several of their consultants. Here are the topics that were discussed: •Durable […]

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Kalaeloa Asphalt Plant Tour

Kalaeloa Asphalt Plant Tour

Grace Pacific recently conducted a tour of their Kalaeloa Asphalt Plant for college engineering student interns at the Department of Transportation, Highways Division and high school students from the Waipahu High School Engineering Academy. Hot Mix Asphalt Plant Manager Mr. Scott Komatsu took 13 students on a […]

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HAPI Officers for FY 2015-16

HAPI Officers for FY 2015-16

Congratulations to our HAPI officers for our fiscal year that started on July 1st. – President: Mr. Richard (Dick) Levins, President, Asphalt Hawaii return for his 4th term. – Vice-President: Mr. Scott Komatsu, Hot Mix Asphalt Plant Manager, Grace Pacific LLC, begins his first term. – Secretary/Treasurer: […]

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HAPI Member Alakona Corp. in the News – Nuuanu Slurry Seal

HAPI Member Alakona Corp. in the News - Nuuanu Slurry Seal

On July 2, Mayor Caldwell announced that work to preserve city roads in Nu‘uanu, Pauoa, and Pacific Heights will begin on July 6, 2015.  Slurry seal will be placed on 37 lane miles of city roads which have been designated as appropriate to receive this maintenance treatment. […]

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