EDITION #771 | JUNE 17, 2024

HART's Weekly eBlast

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Rail Track in Segment 2 Energized 

Rail Track in Segment 2 Energized

The rail track in Segment 2 from the Hālawa (Aloha Stadium) Station to Kahauiki (Middle Street) Station is now energized. The “third rail,” which powers the trains, carries 750 volts of electricity. Any contact with the third rail will result in immediate death


While the rail stations may look complete, they are still active work zones. Access to secured rail facilities and the guideway is strictly prohibited.


HART is preparing to expand the rail system in Segment 2 with four new stations, connecting Aloha Stadium Station to Middle Street Station. This segment is anticipated to open for passenger service by the end of 2025.


RAIL HAZARDS AND SAFETY TIPS

  • Keep out of rail stations under construction and all active work sites.
  • Do not attempt to cut or hop fences to enter secured facilities.
  • The system is equipped with 1,500+ security cameras.
  • The automated trains move in any direction at any time without warning.
  • Keep off the rail track. The third rail is energized 24/7 with 750 volts of electricity. Any contact with the third rail will result in immediate death.
  • Trespassing at rail facilities is strictly prohibited, and violators will be prosecuted (HRS S708-814).

 

ADDITIONAL SAFETY TIPS

HART urges the public to follow safety precautions when driving near the rail guideway:  

  • Look ahead, not overhead.
  • Do not watch or photograph the trains while driving.
  • Keep your attention on the road.

Segment 2 Energized news release:

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To view the Safety Tips Flyer:

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HONOLULU RAIL TRANSIT PROJECT

Monthly Progress Report - May 2024 

Monthly Progress Report - May 2024

The latest Honolulu Rail Transit Project Monthly Progress Report is available on HART’s website


Every month, HART produces a comprehensive report on the current status of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. These reports are available and posted for public viewing.

View Report

HART Board Committee Meeting

HART Board Committee Meeting

The HART Board Committee Meeting was held on Friday, June 7, 2024. All Board meetings are televised live onʻŌlelo TV via live stream.

After the meeting, the archived livestream will be available on YouTube:

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The agenda and materials for this meeting are available to the public:

Meeting Page

Traffic Update

Traffic Update - Nimit Highway

HART and Frank V. Coluccio Construction Company would like to notify the public of ongoing intermittent lane closures at Nimitz Highway and Iwilei Road. The westbound ramp from Nimitz Highway to Iwilei Road will be intermittently closed during the day through the end of September 2024. Motorists and pedestrians may be detoured, but access to all properties will be maintained.


For additional information and an illustrated detour map:

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WEEKLY BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Egghead Café

Egghead Cafe

This week, HART spotlights Egghead Café. A modern breakfast café located in the Kapalama Center. Egghead Café serves classic omelettes, pancakes, and coffee, Egghead Café also offers signature Taiwanese specials. If you are in the area, be sure to stop by and check them out!

1210 Dillingham Blvd #8, Honolulu, HI 96817

Tel: 808-888-2211

EggheadHonolulu.com

Facebook: #eggheadhonolulu

Instagram: #eggheadhonolulu 

BUSINESSES OPEN DURING RAIL CONSTRUCTION

Despite the ongoing rail construction, it’s important to remember that local businesses are still open and happy to serve you. Shop and dine local to support our city’s economy and community! 

For the list of the businesses open during rail construction, please view the directory:

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Join the Shop & Dine on the Line program

It is free for businesses that are within a half-mile radius of the rail alignment.

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Weekly lane closure information



Learn more about HART’s weekly lane closures and roadwork throughout the 18.9-mile alignment. To see the latest road closure information in your neighborhood, visit HART’s Traffic Updates.


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 HART Board Meetings


HART Board of Directors Meeting

June 21, 2024


HART Board Committee Meeting

July 11, 2024


For more information, please visit HART’s

Event Calendar.

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation 

1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1700

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

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