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2013 Highway Report Reveals Worst State Highway Systems In U.S. (HI is #3)

2013 Highway Report Reveals Worst State Highway Systems In U.S. (HI is #3)

Forget what you think you know about the United States’ crumbling infrastructure. The simple truth is that the American public highway system has been steadily improving for at least two decades — at least according to David Hartgen, Emeritus Transportation Professor at UNC Charlotte . . . […]

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Compilation: State Spends Big on Roads, Gets Poor Return

Compilation: State Spends Big on Roads, Gets Poor Return

Hawaii has the smallest state highway system in the nation and spends nearly the most among all the states to maintain its roads. But the Aloha State still ranked 48th out of 50 in overall performance and efficiency for its state highways, a new study by a […]

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KHON2 Report Prompts Road fix in Wahiawa

KHON2 Report Prompts Road fix in Wahiawa

A contractor hired by the city for repaving work in Wahiawa left a steep drop-off from one resident’s driveway, causing damage to her car. The contractor, Road and Highway Builders, LLC, was also hired to lay bus pads on Mokapu Boulevard in Kailua. The project left open […]

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2 Road Work Complaints on Oahu Appear to be Linked to the Same Contractor

2 Road Work Complaints on Oahu Appear to be Linked to the Same Contractor

After KHON2 reported about a mainland contractor who left open trenches in Kailua, KHON2 uncovered even more concerns.  The same contractor the state used in Kailua, was also hired by the city for re-paving work in Wahiawa. (source: KHON2, click here for video report and complete story)

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Compilation: Mokapu Boulevard Road Repairs

Compilation: Mokapu Boulevard Road Repairs

Road work on Mokapu Boulevard was recently in the news about the construction of the bus pads. But a look back shows that it has been in the news from the beginning of the project. Below is a compilation of stories about the project: Kailua residents blame […]

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Kailua bicyclist seriously injured after falling into gaping hole left by road work

Kailua bicyclist seriously injured after falling into gaping hole left by road work

There are gaping holes in several locations on Mokapu Boulevard. Over the weekend, a woman fell into one and was seriously injured. (source: KHON2, click here for news report) The comments at the end of the story are interesting.

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Smooth Road Predicted for A&B-Grace Pacific Deal

Smooth Road Predicted for A&B-Grace Pacific Deal

When Alexander & Baldwin Inc., one of Hawaii’s largest landowners, announced that it was buying Grace Pacific Corp., the state’s largest construction company, for $277 million, it raised some eyebrows because it involved two high-profile local firms. But most contractors whom PBN spoke with for this story […]

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New HAPI Member – Top Quality Paving

New HAPI Member - Top Quality Paving
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New HAPI Member – HDR Engineering, Inc.

New HAPI Member - HDR Engineering, Inc.
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New HAPI Member – Geotech Solutions, Inc.

New HAPI Member - Geotech Solutions, Inc.
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