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Warm-Mix Asphalt Use Reaches New Heights

Warm-Mix Asphalt Use Reaches New Heights

(Courtesy of NAPA Action News) The latest NAPA/FHWA survey of asphalt producers’ use of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt finds nearly a quarter of all asphalt produced during the 2012 construction season was made using warm-mix asphalt technologies. The survey, conducted by NAPA under contract to FHWA, […]

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Black Plumeria Plant Tour

Black Plumeria Plant Tour

On January 23, Jas. W. Glover hosted a tour  their Black Plumeria Plant.  The visitors were 13 staff of the State Department of Transportation, Harbors  Division. The tour started with a short classs room presentation about the plant followed by a lively question and answer session.  We […]

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Chad Blair: My, Oh My, Poor Waialae

Chad Blair: My, Oh My, Poor Waialae

Chad Blair discusses the problems that are delaying the completion of the Waialae Avenue road improvement project.  Mr. Blair provides several links to past reports.  Here’s an example: “Kokua Line’s June Watanabe responded: “The city’s contractor has continued to hit ‘soft spots’ all along Wai­alae Avenue, ‘something […]

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HAPI Members Meeting – January 17, 2014

HAPI Members Meeting - January 17, 2014

HAPI was honored to have Mayor Caldwell as the guest speaker at our recent members meeting attended by just over 50 members and invited guests. Mayor Caldwell shared that he likes being mayor as opposed to a senator or other elected position, because a mayor has the […]

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Me Ke Aloha Pumehana

Me Ke Aloha Pumehana

After 15 years as Director of the Hawaii Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), Professor C. S. Papacostas bids a heartfelt farewell in the current issue of the LTAP newsletter. Under his direction, the program has grown to be one of the most successful centers in the national constellation […]

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County of Maui – Starting Their Seal Coating Program

County of Maui - Starting Their Seal Coating Program

From the Honolulu StarAdvertiser: The County of Maui is starting their seal coating program.  See below for article and flyer.    

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GCA of Hawaii – 2014 Construction Forecast

GCA of Hawaii - 2014 Construction Forecast

The GCA of Hawaii’s goal is to try to provide an updated project listings and opportunities to increase your business. Click on the links below for various Federal, State and City agencies’ upcoming projects. City & County of Honolulu DDC City & County of Honolulu BWS – […]

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City Road Repairs Reach a Record

City Road Repairs Reach a Record

Work crews will round out 2013 having repaved a record 392 lane-miles of crumbling city road across Oahu, capping year one of Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s publicized push to fix the island’s streets, city reports show. The tally comes from a Dec. 20 Department of Design and Construction […]

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Unintended Consequences of Reflective Pavements

Unintended Consequences of Reflective Pavements

Addressing the urban heat island effect (UHI) is a growing concern for many municipalities, but a new report from Arizona State University (ASU) calls into question many common assumptions about the ability of reflective pavements to mitigate UHI. Reflective surfaces redirect solar energy and for this reason […]

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Warm-Mix Asphalt Wins NOVA Award

Warm-Mix Asphalt Wins NOVA Award

From NAPA Action News The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has received the prestigious 2013 NOVA Award from the Construction Innovation Forum (CIF) for its work to speed the deployment and uptake of warm-mix asphalt. “NAPA is proud to accept this award on behalf of the asphalt […]

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