Hawaii Department of Transportation Article

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Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT)
Seal of the Hawaii Department of Transportation.svg
Agency overview
Formed1959
Jurisdiction Hawaii
Parent agencyState of Hawaii
Website http://hawaii.gov/dot

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is a state government organization which oversees transportation in the U.S. state of Hawaii. The agency is divided into three divisions dealing with aviation, maritime, and roads. [1]

HDOT Divisions

Airports Division

The HDOT Airports Division operates all the public airports throughout the state including Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. The Division is divided into offices, branches and divisions to provide services based on location or specialization. [2]

  • Airports Administrator - oversees all state owned airports
  • Staff Services Office - provides administrative support
  • Visitor Information Program Office - manages the state Visitor Information Program in coordination with other HDOT divisions
  • Information Technology Office - provides information technology support
  • Airports Operations Office - provides operational support including firefighting at state owned airports
  • Engineering Branch - provides engineering support
  • Oahu District - maintains airports on the island of Oahu
  • Maui District - maintains airports on the island of Maui
  • Hawaii District - maintains airports on the island of Hawaii
  • Kauai District - maintains airports on the island of Kauai

Airports operated by HDOT Airports Division

Harbors Division

On July 1, 1961, the functions, duties and powers of the Board of Harbor Commissioners of the Territory of Hawaii were transferred to the state Department of Transportation. [3] The HDOT Harbors Division operates ten commercial harbors throughout the state. The division is self-sufficient, with the majority of its income coming from various harbor and wharf rental fees. [4]

Commercial Harbors operated by HDOT Harbors Division [5]

The HDOT Harbors Division operates ten commercial harbors throughout the state. The division is self-sufficient, with the majority of its income coming from various harbor and wharf rental fees. [6]

  • Honolulu Harbor
  • Kalaeloa - Barbers Point Harbor
  • Kahalui Harbor
  • Hana Harbor
  • Hilo Harbor
  • Kawaihae Harbor
  • Nawiliwili Harbor
  • Port Allen Harbor
  • Kaunakakai Harbor
  • Kaumalapau Harbor

Highways Division

The HDOT Highways Division maintains the state highway system. [7]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://hawaii.gov/dot/administration/about About DOT accessed 4 March 2009
  2. ^ http://hawaii.gov/dot/airports/about About Us accessed 4 March 2009
  3. ^ "Department of transportation, §§26-19, Hawaii Revised Statutes". Hawaii State Legislature. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  4. ^ http://hawaii.gov/dot/harbors/about About Us accessed 4 March 2009
  5. ^ "About Harbors Division". HDOT Harbors Division. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  6. ^ http://hawaii.gov/dot/harbors/about About Us accessed 4 March 2009
  7. ^ http://hawaii.gov/dot/highways/about/about.htm About Us accessed 4 March 2009

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