HART Interim Executive Director and CEO Lori Kahikina P.E. presented to the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Board Members on Thursday, September 23, with a comprehensive update and underlined a firm path forward on the Project.  Kahikina also spoke about HART’s Dillingham Corridor–Mauka Shift development and track issues and repair. View the presentation: > CLICK HERE  If […]


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 […]

HART Speaking Engagement: Society of American Military Engineers

HART’s executive team had the opportunity to present to the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) members on August 18, 2021. HART’s Interim Executive Director and CEO, Lori Kahikina, P. E., provided a construction project overview, discussed challenges, and a look-ahead. If your company or organization would like to request a virtual project update through […]


HONOLULU – The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) Board of Directors is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Board for a term that expires June 30, 2023.  Applicants must be registered voters in the City and County of Honolulu. The HART Board of Directors, which was established by the City Charter on July […]

2021 Student Art Poster Contest and Winners

HART is pleased to announce the 2021 Art Poster Contest, an opportunity for all O’ahu high school student artists to showcase their talent. With this year’s theme, “Train Ride to A Brighter Future,” HART would like high school students to show how enjoyable riding the trains will be. Some amenities to highlight include free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned trains, […]

HART and HHF Planners receive historic preservation honor award

On Friday, May 21, 2021, HART and its consultant, HHF Planners were (virtually) presented with a Programmatic Award for their Mother Waldron Playground Cultural Landscape Report (CLR) during the 47th Annual Preservation Honor Awards Ceremony, via livestream from the Hawai‘i Theatre Center. Since 1975, the Preservation Honor Awards program has offered the local community an opportunity to share, […]

HART Speaking Engagement: CFA Society Hawaii

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) participated in a speaking engagement and provided a virtual presentation to the members of the CFA Society Hawaii on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. HART’s Interim Executive Director and CEO Lori M. K. Kahikina, P. E., and First Deputy Executive Director and COO Rick Keene provided information on the […]

HART System Resource Guide 2021

The HART System Resource Guide 2021 is now available. The guide highlights the Honolulu Rail Transit Project (HRTP), Facts and Figures, Operation and Maintenance, System-wide Station Architecture Elements, Track Safety, and much more. Download the HART System Resource Guide 2021. Please contact HART with any further questions. Public outreach, engagement, and communication efforts are essential […]

TRANSIT 101: The Honolulu Rail Transit Project

Being Hawaii’s largest public works effort, the Honolulu Rail Transit Project presents a lot of great details for the public to learn and understand about their future transit system. Many community members regularly ask HART staff about project’s system details and operational benefits, so here’s the top line details to get you up to speed […]

Segment 1 Rail Now Open

For information on rail fares, schedules, safety, and operational questions, visit the Department of Transportation Services website. Skyline Hotline: 808-848-5555

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