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 […]

Bring it on Board

Riding the City and County of Honolulu’s future rail system will present its passengers many great benefits. One of the most commonly asked questions by the community is “what items can you bring on board the train?” Honolulu’s nice and spacious train interiors allow for the following items to be safely brought on board during […]

Star-Advertiser 5 Questions with HART’s Interim Executive Director & CEO Lori Kahikina

HART’s Interim Executive Director & CEO Lori Kahikina was recently interviewed by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser to discuss the challenges to get the system back on track and completed to Ala Moana Center. Those questions and answers included: What kind of waste and unjustified billing have you identified in the project? We are restructuring HART to […]

2020 Student Art Poster Contest Virtual Gallery

The 2020 HART Art Poster Contest collection is available to view on a virtual gallery. While there was a delay in placing the artworks on the 3D space, the virtual art gallery turned out to be beautiful and lifelike. It will be available on the website for years to come. The collection comprises of 88 […]

Dynamic Train Testing

Waipahu | Pearl City | Aiea The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and Hitachi Rail Honolulu Joint-Venture (Hitachi Rail) would like to inform residents in Waipahu, Pearl City and Aiea that 24/7 Dynamic Train Testing is currently taking place on the elevated guideway between Kualaka‘i (East Kapolei) Station to Hālawa (Aloha Stadium) Station. The testing is required for system […]

Recap Video: Dec 16 Virtual Community Meeting

Mahalo to everyone who joined us and submitted questions during the Virtual Community Meeting on Dec 16! Video of the meeting is now available on YouTube and Facebook. For the remainder of this year, HART/Hitachi Rail anticipates trains testing on the guideway, from Monday through Friday, for three shifts during a 24-hour period to include: • Shift 1 […]

Construction Progress Video—September 2020

Our September Construction Update video is now on YouTube! Check out the current progress of the rail project along the westernmost section of the alignment, including stations and guideway, from East Kapolei to Lagoon Drive areas.

RAIL FACTS LIVE on Facebook, October 28

On Wednesday, October 28, at 1pm join us live on Facebook for RAIL FACTS LIVE with HART Executive Director and CEO Andy Robbins! We’ll be livestreaming from our Business & Community Outreach Center in City Square Shopping Center, talking about training tomorrow’s workforce and HART’s educational partnerships, along with some special guests. Viewers are invited to submit questions in the […]

RAIL FACTS LIVE on Facebook, September 23

On Wednesday, September 23, at 1pm join us live on Facebook for RAIL FACTS LIVE with HART Executive Director and CEO Andy Robbins! We’ll be livestreaming from our Business & Community Outreach Center in City Square Shopping Center, talking about rail construction jobs and the local economy and answering your questions with some special guests. Viewers are invited to submit […]