Weekly eBlast
September 13, 2021
Check out the flyover drone footage that we have gathered of the Rail Operations Center (ROC) facility, located in Pearl City.

The 43-acre facility is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified and located off Farrington Highway between Leeward Community College and Waipahu High School.
The ROC has four major structures:

> Operations & Servicing Building
> Maintenance of Way Building
> Train Wash Facility
> Wheel Truing Building 

The ROC has provided periodic maintenance, inspections, and repairs of the transit vehicles to operate safely and efficiently. It has also provided storage for train vehicles when they are not in operation and includes a track to test vehicles prior to operation.

View the drone flyover video: > Facebook | > Instagram | > YouTube
Resolution 21-169 Adopted
Resolution 21-169 was adopted by the Honolulu City Council on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.
The resolution authorizes the Mayor or the Mayor’s Designee to enter into a Master Use and Occupancy Agreement with the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and the University of Hawai‘i for exclusive rights to use and occupy University property at University of Hawai‘i - West O‘ahu, Leeward Community College, and Honolulu Community College for the Honolulu Rail Project.

For more information about Resolution 21-169: > Click Here
Farrington Highway westbound closure 
HART and Nan, Inc. would like to notify motorists of FULL OVERNIGHT closures of westbound Farrington Highway between Acacia Road and Waiawa Road starting Sunday, September 19 through Thursday, September 23, 2021 between the hours of 9 pm to 5 am. This closure of westbound Farrington Highway is necessary to safely perform work on the escalators at the Waiawa (Pearl Highlands) station.

Motorists traveling on westbound Farrington Highway during these overnight closures will be detoured onto westbound Kamehameha Highway toward the H-1/H-2 Freeway.

Please see the attached notification flyer for additional information.
Monday Traffic Update
Beginning Friday, September 24, 2021, large vehicles, freight trucks and buses will be restricted from taking right turns from Lagoon Drive onto Ualena Street. This right turn restriction for large vehicles is anticipated to be in effect through the end of October 2021 and is necessary to facilitate overhead guideway construction.

Trucks and large vehicles traveling southbound on Lagoon Drive wanting to access Ualena Street will be detoured to westbound Nimitz Highway towards Paiea Street, then Aolele Street then onto northbound Lagoon Drive for a left turn onto Ualena Street.

Ualena Street will continue to operate as a one-way street with westbound traffic only between Lagoon Drive and Ohohia Street. Local access for area businesses will be maintained.
Poke by the Pound
In this week’s business spotlight, HART highlights Poke by the Pound. Located at 322 Kalihi Street, Poke by the Pound was born from love and respect of the ocean and fish. They extend that love into the poke they make. You know you're getting the freshest product and supporting the local fishermen of Hawai‘i.

Poke by the Pound is offering Shop & Dine on the Line customers 20% OFF their first online order.
Weekly lane closure information
Learn more about HART's weekly lane closures and roadwork throughout the 20-mile alignment. To see the latest road closure information in your neighborhood, visit HonoluluTransit.org/inform/traffic.

SAFETY TIP: Please drive safely through our construction zones. When driving, please look straight ahead and not overhead when you see trains testing on the guideway above.
Upcoming events
September 24, 2021

October 14, 2021

For more information, please visit
Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation 
1099 Alakea Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813