Getting Out Of Gridlock

Mayor signs bill limiting Waikiki road closures for parades, block parties

Man charged with manslaughter in crash that killed long-time Big Island firefighter

Authorities identify motorcyclist killed in crash on H-1

Hawaii County firefighter killed in Mamalahoa Highway crash

Lahaina man killed in head-on collision along Maui’s Honoapiilani Highway

Water main break closes road in Ward area

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Water main break affecting 55 customers in Kapolei

Cooking oil blamed for road closure on Ward Ave.

All lanes of H-1 reopened after crashes snarl morning commute

2 seriously injured after car slams into tree in Mililani

All lanes of North King St. in Kalihi back open after water main break

5,000-passenger cruise ship pulls into Honolulu Harbor

Police: Speed, alcohol possible factors in deadly crash in Kailua-Kona

A 60-year-old motorcyclist was killed in the crash, police said.

  More questions than answers left after a decomposing body is found in a stolen car

It could be connected to another shooting weeks ago.

  The state’s pitch for a ‘Road Usage Charge’ is hitting speed bumps

Several meetings have already been held throughout the state.

Likelike Highway to close in both directions for emergency repairs

Pali Highway contraflow lanes will be opened to provide a alternative to drivers.

Water main break affecting 19 customers in Salt Lake

  Attempted murder investigation launched after drive-by shooting leads to crash

  1 dead, 2 injured after cars burst into flames following high-speed crash

Motorcyclist injured in early-morning crash in East Honolulu

Man, 19, seriously injured while running across H-1 Freeway

  A fire in a garbage truck makes a big (stinky) mess

Crews making repairs to water main break in Sunset Beach area

Board of Water Supply crews on Monday are making repairs to a 8-inch water main break in the Sunset Beach area.

  Twin boys riding bikes seriously injured after being struck in Kailua

The investigation is ongoing.

Hydrant repairs completed in Kahaluu; all lanes reopened

By 2 p.m., repairs were completed.

State decides to keep Piikoi on-ramp to H-1 off-limits on weekday afternoons

Based on results of a six-month pilot closure, the state says it will keep the Piikoi on-ramp to the H-1 closed in the afternoon.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Landslide closes portion of Akoni Pule Hwy. on Big Island

The estimated duration of the closure is unclear.

  New report says Honolulu’s traffic is pretty bad, but it’s not the worst

The transportation analytics firm INRIX analyzed data from more than 200 cities across 38 countries.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Farrington Hwy. in Waianae reopened after water main break

The 8-inch break was reported at around 8 a.m.

Hazard lights for pedestrian safety? That’s what the City Council is considering

The idea: Hazard lights would alert other drivers to be more aware ― and to slow down.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Waianae Valley Rd. reopened following crash, damaged pole

The crash happened just before 5:30 a.m.

Roads to close across Central Maui as repaving project begins

A more than $500,000 repaving project involving more than ten Central Maui roads is scheduled to begin on Tuesday.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Filming for ‘Magnum PI’ to shut down lanes of H-3

Filming for a major television production is closing roads on Oahu yet again.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Hwy. 11 closed in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

A vehicle crash has shut down both lanes of Highway 11 in Volcanoes National Park on Wednesday, Hawaii County police said.

Speed appears to be a factor in critical crash in Kahuku

A 38-year-old man was critically injured in a crash in Kahuku late Sunday, according to Honolulu police.

43 pedestrians died on Hawaii roadways in 2018. That’s more than the number killed in vehicles

43. That's the number of pedestrians who died on Hawaii roadways last year.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Pali Hwy. reopened after crews remove downed tree

Both directions of Pali Highway have been reopened after crews removed a downed tree that was blocking lanes early Monday.

  Crosswalk that creates a traffic nightmare in Salt Lake also has its supporters

Residents say the area becomes extremely congested when students are walking to and from school.

If you’re stuck in North Shore traffic on Friday, you can (probably) blame Godzilla

Drivers are being urged to allow for extra travel time.

Overturned vehicle blocks lanes of Ala Napunani St. in Moanalua

A single-vehicle crash has shut down lanes of Ala Napunani Street in Moanalua on Thursday morning.

All lanes of Kuhio Ave. reopened following police investigation

All lanes of Kuhio Avenue in Waikiki have been reopened following a police investigation.

Filming for new ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ movie to close lanes of H-3 Freeway this week

Heads up, drivers: Filming for a new movie could impact your commute if you’re heading to or from Windward Oahu next week.

Portion of Waipahu St. closed due to damaged pole

Crews have closed off a portion of Waipahu Street as they make repairs to a damaged pole from a vehicle crash early Wednesday.

  They can’t get you through traffic, but the Freeway Service Patrol has helped ease it

The patrol covers 29 miles of freeway.

  Bruno Mars brings the house down with some ‘finesse’ at second concert

Traffic to get there was a bear, but fans say it was worth the wait.

  New bikeshare program in Honolulu looks like competition for Biki

Riders unlock the GPS-tracked bikes with a credit card, with no need for docking when you’re done.

  Here’s the state’s latest traffic safety message to drivers

It’s the latest effort to try to curb traffic fatalities.

H-1 west reopens after 4-Vehicle crash jams traffic

A 4-vehicle crash on the H-1 Freeway jammed westbound traffic Saturday afternoon.

  Board approves significant rate hike for parking at U.H. Manoa

The University of Hawaii Board of Regents on Thursday approved a significant parking rate increase at the lower Manoa campus parking structure in order to help pay for repairs.

Portion of the H-3 Freeway to close next week for electrical work

Some two and a half miles of the freeway will be shut down in both directions.

State says it’s working on a temporary fix to giant pothole in H-1 zipper lane

Drivers whose cars were damaged can submit a claim for reimbursement.

Need a lift to the Bruno Mars concert? These shuttles will be running.

As tens of thousands of fans descend upon Aloha Stadium for next month’s Bruno Mars concerts, a local company is offering shuttle rides from five locations around the island to help ease traffic congestion.

‘Complete Streets’ are coming to Pearl City, but first, public input is needed

city officials are seeking public input on proposed changes to Hoolaulea Street, Hoomalu Street and Waimano Home Road.

Guardrail, shoulder work to close multiple lanes on H-1 Freeway

Heads up, drivers!

  Another pedestrian death, another community left wondering: Could this have been prevented?

Thirty-three pedestrians have been killed on Hawaii roads so far this year.

‘Right Turn Town Hall’ seeks input to address Hawaii Kai traffic

Frequently believed to be the source of congestion in Hawaii Kai, local leaders are calling a town hall this week to address a right turn lane.

1 lane of Ala Wai Blvd to close for HECO construction work

The work is part of an ongoing cable relocation project.

  To ease parking headaches, Council eyes restricted parking zones

Do you live in a neighborhood where the street parking is so limited that by the time you come home, all the spots are gone — and usually by vehicles belonging to people who don't even live there?

HDOT: Damage assessment to roads across the state ongoing after floods

The Hawaii Department of Transportation is actively monitoring hazardous road conditions across the state in light of heavy rain and severe flooding from Tropical Storm Lane.

  Report: Hawaii’s infrastructure ranks among worst in nation

Hawaii has the second-worst infrastructure in the country, according to a new analysis.

The 66-year-old PM contraflow on Kapiolani is getting a big update

The city is doing away with a portion of the afternoon contraflow on Kapiolani Boulevard and will allow left turns in those areas as part of an effort to improve access to Waikiki and Ala Moana.

New digital message boards will help Oahu drivers find fastest route

Hawaii Department of Transportation officials announced a trail involving electric message boards designed to help Oahu drivers select the fastest route.

  Troubled traffic center faces more delays after city fires contractor

Plans for the $54 million Joint Traffic Management Center have been underway for about a decade.