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For Immediate Release
June 5, 2020

Ala Aolani Water System Improvement Project

HONOLULU – RMY Construction Inc., the Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) contractor for the Ala Aolani Water System Improvement project is scheduled to begin work on June 8. The renewal of the water system will improve water service reliability for customers in the area.

The project will replace approximately 4,200 feet of 12-inch and 16-inch water mains, and approximately 4,200 feet of 4-inch, 8-inch water mains installed from the 1960s and 1970s.

ala aolani water system improvement projectThe work will affect the following areas:

  • Ala Aolani Street between 1349 Ala Aolani Street and Ala Lani Street
  • Ala Aoloa Loop
  • Ala Aoloa Place
  • Ala Mahina Place
  • Ala Makani Place
  • Ala Makani Way

Road work will occur Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and will involve lane closures at various locations throughout the work area. Area residents and motorists are advised to expect delays and use alternate routes during construction hours. Based on the current schedule, this project will be completed in the second quarter of 2021.

Questions and comments may be directed to the BWS Construction Section at 748-5730 or by emailing

About the Board of Water Supply

The Board of Water Supply (BWS), a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu, manages Oahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system.  As the largest water utility in the State, the BWS serves approximately one million customers on Oahu.  The BWS embraces its mission of “Water for Life – Ka Wai Ola” – to provide a safe, dependable, and affordable water supply, now and into the future.  Uwē  ka lani, ola ka honua – “When the heavens weep, the earth lives.”  For more information, visit, follow @BWSHonolulu or like the BWS’s Facebook page at


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Kathleen Elliott-Pahinui
Information Officer
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Phone: (808) 748-5319