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            (Fri., Sept. 23, 2011) The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) invites the public to a series of islandwide town hall meetings starting next week regarding the Honolulu Rail Transit Project.


            HART will hold the first of five town hall meetings on Tuesday evening, September 27, in Kapolei. The public will be able to learn updated information and view informational displays about the rail project, as well as ask questions of HART representatives.


All five regional meetings will run from 6 to 8 p.m.:

  • West Oahu - Tuesday, September 27, Kapolei Hale, Conference Rooms A, B & C, 1000 Uluohia St.
  • East Oahu - Wednesday, September 28, Kalani High School Cafeteria, 4680 Kalanianaole Hwy., Honolulu.
  • Central & Leeward Oahu - Thursday, September 29, Highlands Intermediate School Cafeteria, 1460 Hoolaulea St., Pearl City.
  • Windward Oahu - Tuesday, October 4, Castle High School Cafeteria, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Dr., Kaneohe.
  • Urban Honolulu - Wednesday, October 5, Blaisdell Center, Maui Room, 777 Ward Ave., Honolulu.


            For more information on the upcoming town hall meetings, visit the project website at or contact our hotline at 566-2299.


            The $5.3 billion rail transit project is a 20-mile elevated rail system connecting East Kapolei with Ala Moana Center. It includes 21 stations in communities including Waipahu, Pearl City, Aiea, Kalihi, Chinatown, Downtown Honolulu and Kakaako. There will also be rail stations at or near activity centers such as UH-West Oahu, Leeward Community College, Pearlridge, Aloha Stadium, and Honolulu Airport.




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