bws logo black and white

For Immediate Release
June 22, 2020

Water System Improvement Project in Waianae

HONOLULU – Integrated Construction, Inc., the Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) contractor for the Puhawai Road, Kuwale Road and Puuhulu Road Water System Improvements project is scheduled to begin work on July 6. The renewal of the water system will improve water service reliability for customers in the area.

The project will replace approximately 10,600 feet of 8-inch water mains installed from the 1930s through the 1960s.

The work will affect the following areas:

•    Puhawai Road from Puuhulu Road to Paheehee Road
•    Wikolia Place
•    Puuhulu Road from Puhawai Road to Kuwale Road
•    Kuwale Road from Puuhulu Road to 340 feet south of Paheehee Road
•    Haama Place
•    Puuhulu Place
•    Government Road

Additionally, the City and County of Honolulu Department of Design and Construction has incorporated their paving work into this project.  After the waterline work is completed, roadway paving work will begin.  Road work will occur Monday through Friday, from 7:30 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 fourth quarter of 2021. Questions and comments may be directed to the project construction manager, Bowers and Kubota Consulting at 286-3664, the BWS Construction Branch 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




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