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Statement from Dunkerley on Haneda decision

MEDIA RELEASE The following statement is from Hawaiian Airlines president / CEO Mark Dunkerley: ‘The tentative decision issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation this morning to allow Delta Air Lines to retain the valuable right to fly from Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport for largely unused service to Seattle is tremendously disappointing. ‘We are further […]

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Deputy directors appointed for airports, highways

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Transportation has announced the appointments of Ross Higashi as Airports Division Deputy Director and Edwin Sniffen as Highways Division Deputy Director. Both will join the HDOT leadership team led by Director Ford Fuchigami. Ross Higashi will oversee 15 state airports across the islands. Among his key responsibilities will be […]

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Kona International Airport dedicates aircraft rescue & fire station

Ross Higashi: ‘This vital facility will help us to continue to provide a safe environment for our air travelers’

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Governor appoints Fuchigami interim transportation director

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the appointment of Ford Fuchigami as interim director of the state Department of Transportation. The nomination is subject to state Senate confirmation. Fuchigami is replacing Glenn Okimoto, who has served as DOT director since 2010. Okimoto is returning to the University of Hawaii (UH), where he formerly served […]

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Bill to exempt Hawaii, Alaska from increased air travel fees

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii and Alaska congressional delegations have introduced legislation that would exempt Hawaii, Alaska, and communities that rely on essential air service as subsidized by the U.S. Department of Transportation, from the increase in air travel fees included in December’s budget deal. This exemption would protect interisland flights from increased air travel fees, […]

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Electronic devices allowed during flights

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta has announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the […]

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Stene: DOT needs more transparency

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Projects under way at Kawaihae Harbor, Hilo airport

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Transportation has begun two improvement projects at Big Island facilities. The Harbors Division has kicked off a $7 million harbor terminal improvement project at Kawaihae Harbor. This harbor modernization project is part of Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s New Day Work Projects. During the groundbreaking ceremony, state DOT Director Glenn Okimoto […]

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County driver’s license offices to issue state IDs

MEDIA RELEASE The governor’s neighbor island Liaison Offices stopped issuing State ID cards Friday, Dec. 14. There will be a brief period when the public will not be able to obtain a State ID. Act 310 (SLH 2012) transfers the responsibility of State IDs from the Attorney General’s office to the state Department of Transportation […]

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State ID program transferring to DOT

MEDIA RELEASE Beginning Jan. 2, 2013, the public can obtain state IDs at all drivers’ license locations in Honolulu, Maui and Kauai counties excluding satellite city halls. In Hawaii county, state IDs will be available at the drivers’ license office locations in Hilo and Kona only. This will increase the number of locations available to […]

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Hawaii gets cut of FAA space grants

MEDIA RELEASE The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced nearly $500,000 in new Space Transportation Infrastructure matching grants to three projects located in California, Colorado and Hawaii that will help develop and expand commercial space transportation infrastructure. “These investments will help us continue to develop a safe and robust commercial space industry in the United […]

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‘Adopt a Highway’ cleans up in Puna

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Police Department, in cooperation with the Department of Transportation’s State Highways Division and local community organizations, conducted a coordinated “Adopt a Highway” cleanup project Saturday, Aug. 25 along Highway 130 in the Puna District. More than 100 volunteers from seven community groups participated, along with Puna Community Policing Officers William Brown, […]

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Meeting on Saddle Road extension project (June 14)

Meeting on Saddle Road extension project (June 14)

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has scheduled a public informational meeting to brief the community on the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Saddle Road Extension Project. The meeting is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 14 at Waikoloa Elementary & Middle School. The proposed project will extend Saddle Road from Mamalahoa Highway […]

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Matson to pass on Harbors Division fee increase

Matson to pass on Harbors Division fee increase

From Matson Navigation Company: As many of you are aware, planning efforts to modernize Hawaii’s port facilities have been underway over the past several years. As a state dependent on ocean transportation, Hawaii’s harbors provide vitally important share-use facilities for the movement of nearly all of the Islands’ cargo, as well as passenger vessels. Hawaii’s […]

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