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HDOT News Release: Weekend Lane Closures

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

OAHU LANE CLOSURES 

FOR THE WEEKEND OF JUNE 26 – JUNE 28

PLEASE NOTE:
Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.
All projects are weather permitting.

— H-1 FREEWAY —

1) PEARL CITY TO WAIPAHU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK)
Right lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pearl City/Waimalu Off-Ramp (Exit 10) and the Waipahu Off-Ramp (Exit 8B) from 8 [...] Continue Reading…

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VA Expands Disability Benefits for Air Force Personnel Exposed to Contaminated C-123 Aircraft

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Hundreds of Veterans to Participate in National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Largest Wheelchair Sporting Event Provides Therapeutic Benefit to Disabled U.S. Veterans
WASHINGTON – More than 600 of America’s best wheelchair athletes, all disabled U.S. military Veterans, are arriving in Dallas, Texas, for the 35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games being held there June 21–26, 2015. The Wheelchair Games is occurring this year during the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA)“Summer of Service,” an initiative [...] Continue Reading…

Veterans Entrepreneur Training Support (VETS) Program Workshop

Bipartisan and Bicameral Group Introduce Legislation to Award Congressional Gold Medal to WWII Filipino Veterans Bill will recognize dedicated service of Filipino Veterans during World War II

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) today announced the introduction of legislation awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans of World War II. They were joined in this effort by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Congressman Joe Heck (R-NV), Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA), Congressman Mark Takai (D-HI), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Congressman [...] Continue Reading…