Prepare for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season has arrived and it’s important that every household be prepared for potentially harmful weather.

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Replace Your Lawn with Drought-Tolerant Plants

Across the country, lawns consume almost 3 trillion gallons of water each year, 200 million gallons of gas for mowing, and 70 million pounds of pesticides.

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World Oceans Day

Each year, we celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8 and this year, the World Oceans Committee is focused on conservation action with a focus on protecting the planet’s oceans by creating a healthy aquatic climate.

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The Water Cycle

You can do you part to help prevent storm water pollution from entering Hawaii’s waterways by eliminating waste, properly disposing of trash, and practicing sustainability habits.

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The Plastic Diet

Looking to go green this year? Updating your household habits to reduce environmental impacts is a great way to get started! Here are five simple ways to get develop your new green habits.

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Construction BMP Tip: Staging Areas

During construction, the potential for pollutants from construction-related activities to be carried off site in stormwater can be reduced if appropriate BMPs are implemented. Planning and proper installation of BMPs is required prior to the start of construction activity and on-going BMP implementation during construction activity is needed to minimize the pollutants from leaving a construction site in stormwater.

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DOT-HWYS Oahu’s Q1 2021 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Moanalua Lions Club, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s First Quarter 2021 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Puuloa Road from Wendy’s on Nimitz Highway to Tripler Army Medical Center.

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Turn Your Household Green

Looking to go green this year? Updating your household habits to reduce environmental impacts is a great way to get started! Here are five simple ways to get develop your new green habits.

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q4 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Champions

Congratulations to the Ewa Beach Assembly of God, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Fourth Quarter 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Champions!  Their route is along Ewa Beach from Zippy’s to Keoneula Elementary.

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2020 Protect Our Water Conference

The Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways, Harbors and Airports Divisions’ Storm Water Management Programs collaborated to host the 2020 Protect Our Water Conference on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

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