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For Immediate Release
September 18, 2019

Fire Hydrant Installation Project in Kailua


HONOLULU – MEI Corporation, Inc., the Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) contractor for a project to install 59 new fire hydrants in Kailua is scheduled to begin work on October 1, 2019.

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This project will improve fire protection for residents and will impact the following areas: Uluoa Street, North Kainalu Drive, South Kainalu Drive, Auwinala Road, Wanaao Road, Aumoe Road, Pouli Road, Awakea Road, Kailua Road, Kuukama Street, Kuuhale Street, Kuuala Street, Kuupua Street, Kuulei Road, Ohana Street, Makua Street, Makawao Street, Ulupa Street, Mookua Street, Kapaa Street, Kaluamoo Street, Kaimi Street, and Palapu Street.

Roadwork 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 2020.Questions and comments may also 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.  UwÄ“  ka lani, ola ka honua – “When the heavens weep, the earth lives.”  For more information, visit


An map is attached for your consideration and use. The map is courtesy of the Board of Water Supply.


Tracy Burgo
Information Specialist
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
Phone: (808) 748-5313