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Kahului Airport Access Road rendering. Image courtesy Hawaiʻi DOT.
$11 Million Funding Release for Kahului Airport Projects
December 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Governor Neil Abercrombie today released nearly $11 million for capital improvement projects at Kahului Airport on Maui.


From left to right, Kahu Earl Kukahiko, Department of Transportation Director Glenn Okimoto, FHWA Division Administrator Abraham Wong, Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company President Bill Wilson.  Photo courtesy HDOT.
DOT Breaks Ground on Kahului Airport Access Road, Phase 1
November 9th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Airport Access Road was designed as a traffic mitigation measure to meet continuing growth in use and demand at the Kahului Airport, enhance traffic circulation, and alleviate congestion.


Kahului Airport, controll tower. Photo by Wendy Osher.
$50M for Kahului Airport Road Included in Funding Release
February 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The governor today announced the release of $50 million for a portion of the Kahului Airport Access Road on Maui, and $600,000 for the demolition and relocation of the Kahului Harbor District Office.


Department of Transportation, courtesy photo State of Hawai'i.
Funds Released: Central Maui Park, Airport Access Road
January 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The funds are part of a larger $70 million release for capital improvement projects across Hawaii that are intended to help carry the state’s recovery into the new year.


Puunene Ave./Dairy Road intersection in Kahului.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
Kahului Airport Access Road Aims to Address Traffic into 2035
April 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

Traffic analysis statistics indicate that average daily traffic along Keolani Place, which serves as the primary entrance to Kahului Airport, was estimated at 15,421 vehicles in 2003. The same report projected traffic volume to increase to 22,800 vehicles per day in 2015, and 25,600 per day in 2035.


Kahului Airport Access Road Phase 1 rendering. Image courtesy Hawaii DOT, and  Munekiyo & Hiraga.
Kahului Airport Access Road Focus of Public Meeting
April 5th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Plans call for the construction of a 4-lane, 4700-foot stretch of road between Puunene Avenue and the Hana Highway, with intersections at Dairy Road, Pakaula Street, and the Hana Highway.


Kahului Airport Access Road Phase 1 rendering. Image courtesy Hawaii DOT, and  Munekiyo & Hiraga.
30 Day Comment Period Opens on Kahului Airport Access Road
March 26th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The proposal calls for a new four-lane arterial between Puunene Avenue and Hana Highway with intersections at Dairy Road, Pakaula Street and the Hana Highway.