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August 22, 2014

Record number of workers building Honolulu rail

The number of people working on the island’s rail transit project grew to 1,238 during the second quarter, according to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation. The number reflects the addition of 93 workers.


July 23, 2014

HART unveils plans for rail station at Honolulu airport

The future station site will be built along Ala Auana Street between the overseas and international parking structures. Officials say the station will be elevated, with sky bridges connecting to the parking garages and access to the international and inter-island terminals.


May 7, 2014

Hawaii’s HART gets high marks for tree preservation

A nonprofit group praises the efforts of the transit system to transplant up to 900 trees that will need to be removed to make way for the 20-mile rail line. HART also moved rail columns by a few feet to accommodate some trees that have been determined to be too valuable to move.


March 26, 2014

Honolulu’s HART unveils transit info center

The permanent display will be updated regularly and features an aerial map of the 20‐mile route and 21 rail stations, the latest renderings of rail stations along the first 10 miles of the route, and facts and figures on the rail system.


March 19, 2014

Hawaii rail project employing more than 1,000 workers

Nearly half of Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s 1,042 workers are employed by Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., building the rail’s columns and guideways, and 188 of them are working for Ansaldo Honolulu Joint Venture, designing the railcars and system.


September 18, 2013

Honolulu rail work resumes after one-year hiatus

The project had been on hold for one year. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation expects to open a 10-mile portion of the rail system in about four years. There is still a lawsuit filed against the project in federal court.


June 5, 2013

Court schedules hearing on Honolulu rail appeal

Expedited for Aug. 15 at the appeals court in San Francisco. However, the delayed project is still on schedule to resume construction in September after gaining approval of its archaeological surveys.


May 16, 2013

Honolulu light rail announces art program

Will highlight work created by artists who have a strong understanding of and affinity for Hawaii’s history and culture. The art will be displayed at the 21 stations along the rail route and at the train control center in Waipahu.


April 12, 2013

Honolulu looks to combine rail, bus services

The move to integrate the two transit systems could save money but also cut positions.


March 11, 2013

Honolulu receives $67.5M in fed funding

Monies are part of $255 million in federal funds currently available for the Honolulu rail transit project this fiscal year. The project to date has $320 million available in federal funds under the Full Funding Grant Agreement.


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