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For Immediate Release
October 26, 2018

Pipe Hanger Replacement on Keolu Drive Bridge in Kailua

HONOLULU – Starting November 5, Board of Water Supply (BWS) contractor, Hawaii Works, Inc., is scheduled to begin replacing the existing pipe hangers for the 16-inch water main on Keolu Drive Bridge in Kailua. The bridge is located on Keolu Drive between Wanaao Road and Akumu Street. The project is needed to help ensure water service reliability for customers in the area.

Working hours for the project will be Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Road closures, if needed, will occur during the indicated working hours.  Motorists traveling near the construction site are asked to please exercise caution and to abide by posted signs.

Based on the current schedule this project will be completed in the first quarter of 2019. Questions and comments may be directed to the BWS Construction Branch 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




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