When wildfires consumed the Hawaiian island of Maui in August, Anthony Shipp’s reaction was immediate, and powerful.October 13, 2023
President Joe Biden’s visit Aug. 21 to Maui was bolstered by a $3 million Federal Highway Administration emergency grant and tax relief for people and businesses impacted by the wildfires.August 23, 2023
Hawaii has temporarily waived Kahului Harbor wharfage fees for inbound cargo to help relief efforts after the devastating Lahaina fire in Maui on Aug. 8.August 17, 2023
Native Hawaiian women are enthusiastic about an innovative Oahu-based program starting soon to train them to become truck drivers with new, well-paying career opportunities.June 21, 2023
Providing incentives for trucks to use hydrogen is one of four new laws that took effect in July to counter climate change and boost clean energy in Hawaii.July 19, 2022
Hawaii’s Senate confirmed new leaders for the state’s Department of Transportation.
When an established maritime company announced tentative plans last month to start a new domestic shipping line in 2020 to serve Hawaii, it said such service would provide “market stability.” But another possible result is a cargo capacity glut.
The more than 1 million Hawaii drivers who get annual vehicle inspections could soon receive mock bills comparing what they pay in state fuel taxes with what they would pay if taxed on the miles they drive instead.