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SpeakOut Sessions on Energy Code Amendments planned for Hilo and Kona

MEDIA RELEASE DPW is holding facilitated SpeakOut sessions on Oct. 28 & 29 to seek input from design and construction professionals on proposed amendments to the energy code.   Design and construction professionals are invited to attend SpeakOut Sessions held by the County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Building Division on proposed amendments to […]

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Workshops on Safe Routes to School Program Slated for Hilo and Kona

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announce two upcoming Safe Routes to School (SRTS) informational workshops in Hilo and Kona. Part of a statewide outreach effort, the SRTS workshops provide community leaders, school officials, health and transportation professionals, law enforcement officers, as well as parents […]

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Traffic signal work at the intersection of Puainako and Kinoole Streets in Hilo Thursday (Oct. 3)

Hilo motorists are advised of possible traffic delays at the intersection of Puainako and Kino‘ole Streets on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., while the Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works Traffic Division replaces the traffic signal control cabinet. The work is scheduled weather conditions permitting.

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Kahawaili‘ili‘i Gulch Bridge in Honoka‘a to close Friday (Sept 27) for a bridge inspection

Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works announces that Kahawaili‘ili‘i Gulch Bridge on Kalopa Road, formerly Old Māmalahoa Highway near Honoka’a, will be closed Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, to conduct a routine bridge inspection. Work will be conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., weather permitting.

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Roadway paving work on South Point Road in Ka‘u May 13-16, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE Ka’u, HI –The County of Hawai’i Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance Division will conduct paving work on South Point Rd. Monday, May 13, 2019 through Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. The south bound lane of South Point Road will be paved from Highway 11 to […]

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Traffic signal repair at theHualālai/ Kinoole intersection in Hilo on Sunday (April 14)

MEDIA RELEASE Traffic signal repair at theHualālai/ Kinoole intersection in Hilo on Sunday (April 14) On Sunday, April 14, 2019, the Department of Public Works Highway Maintenance Division will repair the traffic signal wiring at the intersection ofHualālaiand Kinoole Streets in Hilo. The work will be conducted from 8 a.m. and be completed by 6:30 […]

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Roadwork in Kona February 19-March 5, 2019

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be restriping Māmalahoa Hwy. from Konawaena School Rd. to Onouli Rd. Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM from Tuesday, February 19, 2019, and is expected to be completed by Tuesday, March 5, 2019, weather conditions permitting. No roadwork […]

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Traffic light testing on Kawailani Street in Hilo Tuesday (Feb 5)

The Department of Public Works announces the energizing and functionality testing of the new traffic signals at the Kawailani St. / Iwalani St. intersection and the Kawailani St. /Ainaola Dr. / Pohakulani St. intersection on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

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Yamamoto is Hawaii County’s new Director of Public Works

Long-time County engineer David Yamamoto has been confirmed by the Hawai‘i County Council as the new Director of Public Works. His appointment is effective February 1, 2019. Yamamoto, a registered Professional Engineer, has more than 26 years of experience as an engineer and program management professional. He has held the position of Building Chief in […]

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Public Works Director Simeon submits resignation letter

Department of Public Works Director Allan Simeon has submitted his resignation from the director position, effective January 31, 2019. He will remain at Public Works as an engineer. Mayor Harry Kim thanked and praised Simeon for his hard work during the two years that he has led the Department, especially during the extremely challenging four-month […]

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Restriping on Leilani Street in Hilo beings Monday (Oct 22)

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be restriping Leilani St. from Kanoelehua Ave. to Railroad Ave. Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. from Monday, October 22, 2018, and is expected to be completed by Wednesday, October 31, 2018, weather conditions permitting. No roadwork will […]

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Portion of Iwalani and Kawailani Street intersection closed for construction September 8-9, 2018

A continuous 24-hour road closure will begin on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 6 a.m. and continue through Sunday, September 9, 2018, at 6 p.m., weather conditions permitting. A portion of Iwalani St., to include both lanes, from the Iwalani/Kawailani Streets intersection heading approximately 400 feet in the direction of Puainako St. will be closed.

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Striping and traffic marking work on Henry Street between May 14-25, 2018

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be installing the striping and traffic markings on the newly resurfaced portion of Henry St. from Palani Rd. to Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy. Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM from Monday, May 14, 2018, and is expected to be […]

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Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator Talmadge Magno heads the Kilauea eruption community meeting Friday, May 4, 2018, at Pahoa High School Cafeteria. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

VIDEO: Kilauea Eruption Community Meeting Friday, May 4, 2018

A meeting on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Pahoa High School Cafeteria to discuss the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

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