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PaveXpress: User-Friendly Pavement Thickness Design

PaveXpress: User-Friendly Pavement Thickness Design

by Guest Columnist Danny Gierhart of the Asphalt Institute “How thick should I specify the asphalt on my project, considering the number and types of traffic loads I expect, and the support I think the subgrade will provide?” That is the basic question posed by engineers who […]

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DOT Sampling Certification Training – Spring 2017

DOT Sampling Certification Training - Spring 2017

On March 10, HAPI conducted a training session for those taking Field Sampling & Testing Module Bituminous (Asphalt) Unit Exam. While the training is geared towards those taking the exam, it is opened to anyone interested in the subject.  The story of the workshop is told by the captioned […]

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University of Hawaii Career Fair – Spring 2018

University of Hawaii Career Fair - Spring 2018

The University of Hawaii (UH) College of Engineering (COE) Career Fair – Spring 2017 was held on February 21st at the Campus Center. This HAPI’s second time at at the UH COE Career Fair.  Our focus was letting students know about the engineering careers in the asphalt […]

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New HAPI Member – Astec, Inc.

New HAPI Member - Astec, Inc.

Astec, Inc. a division of Astec Industries, is a world leader in the production of both warm mix and hot mix asphalt equipment technology, support and training and is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a complete line of portable, relocatable and stationary continuous mix […]

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HAPI Lunch Meeting – January 2017

HAPI Lunch Meeting - January 2017

We were honored to have Tyler Sugihara, Chief, Division of Road Maintenance, Department of Facility Maintenance, City and County of Honolulu as our guest speaker. Attendees at our January lunch meeting learned about the City’s pavement management.  Sugihara’s presentation covered the following topics: – Definition of Pavement […]

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Announcing – Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements – The Next Level

Announcing - Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements - The Next Level

You have learned the basics in our Best Practices for Asphalt Pavement.  This 3-hour workshop takes you to the next level. The first half of the workshop is a discussion of paving on steep slopes, paving on flat slopes, paving in the rain, and pavement repairs.  These […]

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Saddle Road – Bringing an island together

Saddle Road - Bringing an island together

The following article is from the Asphalt Today, a supplement to Road & Bridges magazine The reconstruction of Hawaii Island’s Saddle Road navigates tough environmental challenges by Jon M. Young, Executive Director, Hawaii Asphalt Paving Industry Crews had to construct a new road through native, undeveloped ground. […]

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Wrapping Up APP’s 2018 Winter Conference in Hawaii

Wrapping Up APP's 2018 Winter Conference in Hawaii

From the Association of Pacific Ports Website: 2018 APP WINTER CONFERENCE January 10-12, 2018 The Westin Maui Resort, Ka’anapali, Maui, Hawaii Attendees at APP’s 2018 Winter Conference on January 10-12 soaked up the Maui sun and learned from experts on timely port industry issues and trends such as […]

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Pavement Preservation Treatment Certification Testing in Hawaii

Pavement Preservation Treatment Certification Testing in Hawaii

AASHTO TSP•2 Preservation Treatment Certification exams will be offered in Hawaii in 2018. In the future, the Department of Facility Maintenance, for the City and County of Honolulu, may require their consultants to be certified. Background information: TSP•2 website ISSA Workshop Certification by NCPP Agency, Contractor Certification […]

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Asphalt Plant and Terminal Tours

Asphalt Plant and Terminal Tours

Starting in 2018, HAPI will be offering asphalt plant and asphalt terminal tours on a regularly scheduled basis – tentatively planned for May and November.  Tours will be announced in our monthly newsletters. All tours will be conducted by a HAPI member.  The date, time, and place […]

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