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Best Practices for Asphalt Pavement – the Next Level Close-up

Best Practices for Asphalt Pavement - the Next Level Close-up

The 2019 edition of Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements – the Next Level was a success and is here to stay! This 3-hour workshop was introduced in 2018 to serve as the next level for those that have participated in our all-day Best Practices for Asphalt Pavements […]

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2019 Best Practices for Asphalt Pavement Workshops

2019 Best Practices for Asphalt Pavement Workshops

Jarrett Welch returned for the 5th year in a row to conduct these workshops. This year’s workshops were held at the HDOT Hawaii District office in Hilo. About 25 engineering and maintenance staff from both the HDOT and the County of Hawaii, Department of Publics Works (DPW). […]

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Understand the Job Mix Formula

Understand the Job Mix Formula

Our Executive Director Jon Young and AsphaltPro magazine Editor Sandy Lender collaborated on an article about understanding a job mix formula (JMF). It is a summary of HAPI’s popular Understanding a JMF submittal 2-hour workshop. Click here to see the article in the April 2019 issue of […]

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Hawaii Roads – Low and Failing Grades?

Hawaii Roads – Low and Failing Grades?

It’s not often that the Hawaii DOT, the City & County of Honolulu, Private Industry, and academia gather to discuss our roads in Hawaii. Thanks to INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII that discussion recently took place. Road construction, highway maintenance, potholes, and traffic congestion are all elements said […]

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SMA Workshops in Hawaii

SMA Workshops in Hawaii

Don Watson, recently retired from NCAT, spent a week in Hawaii sharing his 49 years of experience and knowledge of SMA with consultants, contractors, and government agencies.  In recognition of his accomplishments he was inducted into NCAT’s Wall of Honor on February 28, 2019. Things got start […]

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HDOT Deputy Director, Ed Sniffen, Talks about Hawaii’s Roads

HDOT Deputy Director, Ed Sniffen, Talks about Hawaii's Roads

On March 25, Ed Sniffen, Deputy Director, Highways Division, Hawaii Department of Transportation (HODT) was interviewed by Hawaii Public Radio.  During the 52-minute long interview Sniffen talks about Hawaii roads and what the HDOT is doing to make improvements, including the use of a “new” asphalt mix […]

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New ASTM Standard (D8239) for Modified Binders

New ASTM Standard (D8239) for Modified Binders

ASTM recently released a new specification (D8239) which provides performance standards for modified liquid binders in road construction using the multiple stress creep and recovery test (MSCR). This new standard has an equivalent standard (M332) by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASTHO). Click […]

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University of Hawaii Career Fair – Spring 2019

University of Hawaii Career Fair - Spring 2019

The University of Hawaii (UH) College of Engineering (COE) Career Fair – Spring 2019 was held on March 6th at the Campus Center. Our focus was letting students know about the engineering careers in the asphalt industry as described in our brochure. Students participating in the HAPI […]

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Gaining New Skill, Refining Old Ones

Gaining New Skill, Refining Old Ones

The Hawaii Asphalt Paving Industry (HAPI) contributed to an article in Building Industry Hawaii magazine about local programs offering training for industry newbies and veterans. Jon Young, our executive director was interviewed by the magazine.  Their discussion is summarized in the article and explains the variety of […]

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What is Stone Matrix Asphalt?

What is Stone Matrix Asphalt?

HAPI contribution to the 2019 Construction Preview issue of Building Industry Hawaii magazine was an article titled “What is Stone Matrix Asphalt?”  Click here for the answer. “Those in the A/E/C industry may see the abbreviation “SMA” and think of Special Management Area.  We want everyone to […]

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