Monthly Archives: January 2015

DOT-HWYS Oahu unveils exhibit at Sea Life Park

DOT Display Attracts Attention at Sea Life Park

On Saturday, November 8th, more than 500 people stopped by the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s booth at Sea Life Park to learn about the importance of preventing pollution from entering Oahu’s storm drain system. In addition to interacting with a storm water model, many families had the opportunity to win prizes by […]

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American Carpet One is the Q4 Adopt A Highway Champion!

DOT’s Q4 2014 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to American Carpet One who has been selected as the Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s Fourth Quarter 2014 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! American Carpet One’s route for the Adopt-A-Highway program is along Sand Island Access Road from Nimitz Highway to Sand Island Park. “Taking part in the Adopt-A-Highway Program has provided a fun way […]

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Studies Find More Evidence of Human Activity Harming Marine Environments

More Evidence of Human Activity Harming Marine Environments

We all know that garbage and chemicals flowing into the ocean are bad news – for people and especially for marine life. Recently two local news articles put that into stark perspective. But the most disturbing report came via a new study in December that says more than five trillion pieces of plastic, collectively weighing […]

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2014 Annual Construction BMP Training Event

Annual BMP Construction Training a Success!

The Hawaii State Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District’s annual construction BMP training was again a great success this year, as more than 300 contractors and State staff converged upon the Ko‘olau Ballrooms and Conference Center on November 20 for a refresher course on compliance tips, state regulations, and best practices. After a welcome […]

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