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Hilo International Airport (ITO) with runway 8-26 running upper-left to lower-right in the photo. Image taken September 16, 2014. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Airport traffic over Hilo and Keaukaha will increase due to runway maintenance

The Hawaii Department of Transportation advises Hilo and Keaukaha residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Hilo International Airport. Runway 8-26 will be closed nightly for airfield maintenance on Monday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 18, from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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Amusement concessions in Hawaii’s international airports

MEDIA RELEASE State Rep. Cindy Evans (7th District – North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala) introduced House Bill 91, Relating to Amusement Concessions. The bill authorizes the implementation of amusement concessions to provide slot machines at state airports for departing international passengers. The revenues from the slot machines will be deposited into the airport revenue […]

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Governor releases $113M for airports, harbors

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of $113 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) at airports and harbors across the state. “These important projects will improve the airport experience across the state – from Hilo to Lihue – as well as the efficiency and capacity at our harbors,” Abercrombie said. “Funding […]

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Governor releases $92.8M for highways, airports, harbors

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $92.8 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) designed to maintain, upgrade and expand transportation infrastructure across Hawaii. “Our highways, airports and harbors are essential to island commerce and our way of life; everyone depends on the daily reliability and functionality of this […]

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A 36-year-old Hōnaunau man was killed Monday (June 27) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash at Keahole International Airport in Kailua-Kona.

The victim was identified as Newton K. Leslie of a Honaunau address.

Kona man dies after being pinned in truck crash

A 36-year-old Hōnaunau man was killed Monday (June 27) from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash at Keahole International Airport in Kailua-Kona. The victim was identified as Newton K. Leslie of a Honaunau address.

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The Memorial Day weekend kicked-off with the Hawaii Airshow Invitational Friday through Sunday at Kona International Airport.

Hawaii Airshow Invitational at Kona International Airport

The Memorial Day weekend kicked-off with the Hawaii Airshow Invitational Friday through Sunday at Kona International Airport.

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has honored state Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Brennon Morioka, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the Civil Government Award, which recognizes members of the engineering profession who have rendered meritorious service in elected or appointed positions in government.

Morioka honored with national engineers award

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has honored state Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Brennon Morioka, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, with the Civil Government Award, which recognizes members of the engineering profession who have rendered meritorious service in elected or appointed positions in government.

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The Hawai'i Police Department is warning the public that it is dangerous and illegal to aim laser pointers at any aircraft.

Police received reports from the Hilo airport tower Wednesday and Thursday nights (October 7 and October 8) reporting that green lasers were being aimed at the cockpits of commercial airline

Police report illegal aiming of lasers at aircraft

The Hawai’i Police Department is warning the public that it is dangerous and illegal to aim laser pointers at any aircraft. Police received reports from the Hilo airport tower Wednesday and Thursday nights (October 7 and October 8) reporting that green lasers were being aimed at the cockpits of commercial airline

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Honolulu Airport in latest Global Entry expansion

Honolulu Airport in latest Global Entry expansion

MEDIA RELEASE Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has announced the expansion of the Global Entry initiative — a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pilot program that streamlines the screening process at airports for trusted travelers through biometric identification — to 13 additional airports across the United States. Global Entry expedites the customs […]

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Hawaii conducts airport screening of international travelers for flu-like illnesses

Hawaii conducts airport screening of international travelers for flu-like illnesses

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health, in collaboration with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation and Japan Airlines, today conducted the next phase of a pilot project successfully launched this past June to screen passengers of international […]

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