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For Immediate Release
June 5, 2020

Pacific Heights Water System Improvement Project

HONOLULU – MEI Corporation, the Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) contractor for the Pacific Heights Water System Improvements Part II 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 3,820 feet of 12-inch water mains, 3,000 feet of 8-inch and 4-inch water mains, and 470 feet of 6-inch water mains installed in the 1930s.

pacific heights water system improvement projectThe work will affect the following areas:

  • Pacific Heights Road from Haili Road to Ahekolo Street
  • Ahekolo Street from Pacific Heights Road to Booth Road
  • Booth Road from Ahekolo Street to end
  • Haili Road
  • Laniloa Road
  • Pacific Heights Place
  • Hiolani Place
  • Polulani Place
  • Along two unnamed roads

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

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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