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South Kona’s $27.9M Māmalahoa Highway Bypass Extension Breaks Ground Sophie Cocke/ Civil Beat

South Kona’s $27.9M Māmalahoa Highway Bypass Extension Breaks Ground

The 2.2-mile southern segment of the bypass is scheduled to open in 2016.
What’s the Impact of Texting Laws on Motor Vehicle Fatalities? Chad Blair/Civil Beat

What’s the Impact of Texting Laws on Motor Vehicle Fatalities?

Federal Highway Administration estimates distracted driving may be factor in 10 percent of crashes.
Handi-Van Fires Blamed on Vehicles Being Over-Aged and Over-Driven PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Handi-Van Fires Blamed on Vehicles Being Over-Aged and Over-Driven

About two-thirds of Honolulu's vans for the disabled should have been retired by now.
Report: Hawaii’s Rural Roads and Bridges Deficient, Deadly PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Report: Hawaii’s Rural Roads and Bridges Deficient, Deadly

State and county administrators are aware of problems, trying to "close the gap."
Caldwell Plans to Boost Street Lighting After Pedestrian Accidents Flickr: Bill Sodeman

Caldwell Plans to Boost Street Lighting After Pedestrian Accidents

Following three pedestrian accidents along King Street in the past couple months, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is expediting street improvements that…

Lyft and UberX: Innovative Ride Services or ‘Bandit Cabs’?

A pair of Silicon Valley startups expand to Oahu, upsetting traditional cab companies and raising questions about what regulations should apply.
Study: Yep, Honolulu Traffic Still Sucks

Study: Yep, Honolulu Traffic Still Sucks

We’re ranked third worst for congestion.

Why Is It So Dangerous for Pedestrians in Hawaii?

Why Is It So Dangerous for Pedestrians in Hawaii?

Hawaii has the highest rate of death among elderly pedestrians in the nation.
Why Are Big Island Road Improvements Stalled?

Why Are Big Island Road Improvements Stalled?

The governor's appointees to the state Department of Transportation haven't done enough to advance these projects.

Fun Fact: There Sure Are Lots of Cars in Hawaii

The data on the the number of registered vehicles in the state from 2003 to 2012 shows that we love…
Hawaii Traffic