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Welcome to the HAPI Asphalt Pavement Guide. Provided by the Hawai'i Asphalt Paving Industry (HAPI), this is an informational resource on asphalt pavement, hot mix asphalt (HMA), and related subjects.  It contains a general overview of all HMA aspects and in-depth information on recommendations and practices for Hawai'i.  It is intended to assist those who work with asphalt pavement and HMA in any way including architects, engineers, contractors, students, and homeowners.

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This Guide was extensively updated in 2012 with the lastest information, new sections, new pictures, and new videos. The original HAPI Asphalt Pavement Guide was written in 2003.

How to use this Guide

Information is organized by chapter, which you can select from the top black menu. Within each chapter there are several pages of information that you can select from using the gold menu just below the top menu. Each chapter contains a "References" page that cites the relevant references in the chapter pages and also identifies a few key resources that you can consult for further information. Of course, you can always talk to or e-mail HAPI or your local HAPI member.

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