Community Outreach

Trash Free Hawaii Rainworks Campaign

In February, the HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Storm Water Management Program unveiled a new #TrashFreeHawaii campaign to promote the importance of trash reduction and preventing storm water pollution. The campaign incorporates the use of Rainworks, a non-toxic environmentally safe super-hydrophobic invisible spray that appears only on rainy days. Rainworks creates rain-activated positive messages and is […]

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Hawaii Storm Patrol Launch

In November, the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Oahu District unveiled a bright, colorful, and new outreach effort to educate keiki about the importance of keeping our storm drain system free from pollutants… Introducing the new Hawaii Storm Patrol: New Recruits activity book! The activity book helps keiki learn about how the […]

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SWMP in Your Community!

The SWMP Team will once again be out in the community, spreading the word about keeping our storm drain system free of debris, trash, and chemicals. We’ll be at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City on Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Second Saturday at the Garden. You can stroll […]

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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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DOT-HWY at Kahala Mall’s Keiki Day 2014

DOT-HWY’s booth at Kahala Mall’s Keiki Day on Saturday, August 23, was visited by almost 500 people.  Families kept the prize wheel spinning and answers flowing as booth volunteers handed out both prizes and storm water knowledge.  Also, those who volunteered to participate in a brief survey received a tote bag, which can be used […]

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SWMP at the Hawaii Conservation Conference

SWMP “Navigates Change” at 22nd Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference

With the voyages of Hokule‘a and Hikianalia still fresh in peoples’ minds, the 22nd Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference honored Hawaii’s explorers with the theme of “Navigating Change in the Pacific Islands.” From Tuesday, July 15th through Thursday, July 17th at the Hawaii Convention Center, our Storm Water Management team was pleased to have a booth […]

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