TSA Announces Security Upgrades at Lihue Airport

Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has begun installing four state-of-the-art, computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanners in the security checkpoint at Lihue Airport (LIH). Installation of the four scanners began this week and will continue through late next week with the first unit becoming operational by the end of this […]

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Airports Division Takes Advantage of Low Rates to Fund $230 Million of Projects

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce that the Airports Division has successfully sold new airports system revenue bonds to deliver critical funding for projects that will continue to modernize and expand air service facilities across the State.  At the same time, the Airports Division took advantage of low interest rates in […]

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Maverick Helicopters Celebrates National Aviation Day with Discounted Tours for All Aviation Employees

Maverick Helicopters is celebrating National Aviation Day on Aug. 19 with an exclusive offer for all aviation employees. Active employees including pilots, flight attendants, airport employees, and others can enjoy 20% off on many helicopter experiences when they book from Wednesday, Aug. 19 – Tuesday, Aug. 31, valid in Las Vegas, Arizona and Hawaii. “We […]

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Hawaii Airports Receive $46.3M in Relief Funds

The state Department of Transportation Airports Division announced recently that five airports on Maui, Molokai and Lanai will receive just over $11 million in COVID-19 relief funds. A total of 12 state airports will get $46.3 million in Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations, which support the operational costs of reducing health hazards at airports. […]

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FAA Expands Weather Camera Program to Hawaii

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding weather-camera services to Hawaii to enhance aviation safety and pilot decision-making. The cameras, which already are installed in Alaska and Colorado, improve safety by providing pilots with near-real time video of weather conditions at their destinations and along their intended flight routes. The Hawaii project will install 23 […]

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