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New HAPI Member – ControlPoint Surveying, Inc.

New HAPI Member - ControlPoint Surveying, Inc.
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Governor explains need for freeway closures during H-1 rehab

Governor explains need for freeway closures during H-1 rehab

It’s shortly before 10 p.m. on the H-1 freeway, and as a single lane of cars slowly processes east toward the Queen Emma overpass Gov. Neil Abercrombie is admiring the driving maneuvers of road crews on the fully closed west-bound roadway, as they work to rebuild the […]

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DriveAsphalt.org — New Communication Tool Available

DriveAsphalt.org — New Communication Tool Available

In February, NAPA launched a new website (click here).  The site aims to provide information to road owners about the superior performance of asphalt pavements. Crafted to address major areas of concern to road builders and the driving public, and supported by science and engineering data from […]

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“6 Hour Shift” Sheds Light on Nighttime Paving Operations

"6 Hour Shift" Sheds Light on Nighttime Paving Operations

With asphalt, a roadway can be transformed from deteriorating to like-new overnight with minimal disruption to motorists. Because it all happens at a time when few motorists are on the road, the Maryland Asphalt Association put together a revealing video to show just how much roadwork an […]

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Mayor Caldwell State of the City Address

Mayor Caldwell State of the City Address

On February 26, 2014, Mayor Caldwell gave his State of the City Address.  Here’s what he had to say about his roads program: “The first priority was ROADS. When I took office as Mayor, we set a goal to repave 300 lane miles of substandard roads per […]

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Executive Director Jon Young named 2014 HCES Engineer of the Year

Executive Director Jon Young named 2014 HCES Engineer of the Year

Jon M. Young was nominated by the American Society of Civil Engineers – Hawaii Section and selected by the Hawaii Society of Professional Engineers as the Engineer of the Year because of his proven leadership in all that he does, his technical achievements as a professional engineer, his dedication to […]

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NAPA Research Project Summary

NAPA Research Project Summary

A highlight of the recent NAPA 59th annual meeting was the unveiling of the industry’s new coordinated Go-to-Market effort. The comprehensive communications program builds on a wide range of scientific and engineering research, and a solid understanding of what drivers want from a pavement. The end focus […]

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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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