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2020 HAPI Photo Contest Results

2020 HAPI Photo Contest Results

The Annual HAPI photo contest for our members is over and the results are displayed below. Entries were photos of a member company paving or pavement treatment project in Hawaii either under construction or completed. Congratulations to Keola Goo of Road Builders Corporation for submitting the winning […]

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UH COE Virtual Career Day

UH COE Virtual Career Day

On September 23, the University of Hawaii College of Engineering conducted their first ever virtual Career Day. They reported (click here for UH article) over 2,000 1:1 chats were completed, including text, audio, and video chats at our various employer booths. In the AM session there were […]

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FHWA rolls out free inspection checklist app

FHWA rolls out free inspection checklist app

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) created the Everyday Counts (EDC) program to promote ready-to-use strategies for the improvement of the transportation systems throughout the United States. In 2017, EDC-4 included the use of pavement preservation strategies (i.e. HMA overlays). As part of this effort, the agency developed […]

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How the Jones Act affects asphalt prices in Hawaii

How the Jones Act affects asphalt prices in Hawaii

The United States is the world’s leading exporter of both sand and asphalt. Hawaii, however, purchases the former from Canada and the latter from China among other countries. In the case of asphalt, buying from the mainland is not even an option as the Jones Act fleet […]

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New HAPI Member – Ames Engineering, Inc.

New HAPI Member - Ames Engineering, Inc.

Ames Engineering is at the forefront in the development of laser-based pavement measurement equipment. Over the years we have worked side-by-side with the paving industry and government agencies to develop systems that yield exceptional data accuracy and performance. Starting with the original Ames Profilograph, we have continually […]

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New HAPI Member – SSI (Surface Systems & Instruments, Inc.)

New HAPI Member - SSI (Surface Systems & Instruments, Inc.)

Please welcome new HAPI member SSI (Surface Systems & Instruments, Inc.) SSI produces test equipment to measure the surface characteristics of roads, bridges, airports and sidewalks. Attributes measured include longitudinal profile (IRI, localized roughness), cross-slope, rutting and 3-D point clouds. – SSI’s CS9100/CS9300 high speed inertial profiling […]

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2021 HAPI Scholarships

2021 HAPI Scholarships

We are pleased to announce our 2021 Hawaii Asphalt Paving Industry Scholarship. The goal of this scholarship is to assist college students pursing a degree in civil engineering, construction management, construction engineering, and other degrees related to the design and construction infrastructure improvements. Awards:2 – $1,000 scholarships […]

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HAPI Officers – FY 2020-21

HAPI Officers - FY 2020-21

Congratulations to our HAPI officers for the new fiscal year that started on July 1st. Matthew Mooney (Road and Highway Builders, LLC) returns as President. Keola Goo (Road Builders Corporation) moves from Secretary/Treasurer to Vice President. Jay Kumar (Jas. W. Glover, Ltd.) is our new Secretary/Treasurer. We […]

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Postponed HAPI Events – COVID-19

Postponed HAPI Events - COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the following events have been either postponed or cancelled: 3/23: Understanding a JMF submittal workshop at the Hilo Office of Okahara and Associates, Inc. (postponed)4/1: Women of Asphalt – Hawaii Branch dinner meeting (postponed)4/21-24: Best Practices workshops in Honolulu and Kahului (cancelled)5/15: […]

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Making the Islands’ Roads Safer

Making the Islands’ Roads Safer

Click here for the article titled “Making the Islands’ Roads Safer” in the April 2020 issue of Building Industry Hawaii (BIH) magazine to learn how HDOT is testing this surface material on Oahu’s most risky driving areas. BIH contacted HAPI for suggestions for an article about asphalt […]

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