Department of Transportation

Aloha from HDOT!

The Hawaii Department of Transportation is responsible to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain State facilities in all modes of transportation, including air, water, and land. Coordination with other State, County, and Federal programs is maintained in order to achieve these objectives.


To provide a safe, efficient, accessible, and sustainable inter-modal transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, and enhances and/or preserves economic prosperity and the quality of life.

Coronavirus information and resources
The HDOT Airports Division (HDOTA) works closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Hawaii Department of Health as well as multiple federal, state, county and private agencies regarding the Coronavirus. The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is one of 20 airports in the country with a CDC Quarantine Station. For information regarding the Coronavirus and Hawaii’s airports please click here.

HDOT Notices
Click on this link to sign up for emails from HDOT on roadwork and public notices for Airports, Harbors, and Highways.

HDOT Highways Project Status Map
View all state highways program data including current & future projects scheduled to begin in the next two years. Available data also includes Average Annual Daily Traffic counts and pavement conditions for state routes.

Statewide Traffic Fatalities
We are including the year-to-date traffic fatality figures by county on our Safe Communities page to raise awareness. This will be updated weekly.

Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs
The road has been reopened as of 5 a.m. June 17, 2019. Night work continues on the 3 W bridges.

HDOT-Central Federal Lands Highways Division Partnership Projects
HDOT has partnered with the USDOT Central Federal Lands Highways Division (CFLHD) to deliver ten bridge and other highway improvement projects throughout the islands.
• Hilea Stream Bridge
• Ninole Stream Bridge
• Hanapepe River Bridge
• Bridge No. 7E
• Kapaa Stream Bridge & Mailihuna Int
• Wainiha Stream Bridges 1, 2, and 3
• Halona Street Bridge
• Hoolapa Stream Bridge (Nanahu)
• Kawela Stream Bridge
• Kipapa Stream Bridge (Roosevelt)
• Saddle Road East Side
• Saddle Road Extension
• Lahaina Bypass 1B-2
For additional details on each of these improvement projects click here.

Community Presentations
DOT’s presentations from recent community meetings statewide are now available. Click on the link above to see what projects are planned in your area.

Hawaii’s Legal Presence Law
Legal presence requirements affect anyone applying for a Hawaii driver’s license, including U.S. citizens and foreign-born applicants, those applying for a learner’s permit, and permit holders passing their road test to obtain a driver’s license. Legal presence also applies to anyone who has just moved to Hawaii from another state or country, and anyone renewing their Hawaii driver’s license or permit.

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