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For Immediate Release
March 13, 2019


HONOLULU – Board of Water Supply (BWS) contractor RMY Construction, Inc., is working to install approximately 3,760 feet of 8-inch water mains and 380 feet of 4-inch and 6-inch water mains in Moiliili.

The renewal of the water system will improve water service reliability and fire protection for customers in the area. The existing waterlines were installed at various times, ranging from the 1930s through the 1970s.

The work will affect the following areas:

  • University Avenue from Kapiolani Boulevard to Hihiwai Street
  • Hihiwai Street
  • Lauiki Street
  • Kamoku Street from Hihiwai Street to Kapiolani Boulevard

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 2020. 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.  UwÄ“  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