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For Immediate Release
March 29, 2021

Pauoa Water System Improvements Project

HONOLULU – RMY Construction, Inc., the Board of Water Supply’s (BWS) contractor for the Pauoa Water System Improvements project, is scheduled to begin work on or after April 5, 2021. The renewal of the water system will improve water service reliability for customers in the area.

The project will replace approximately 2,900 feet of 12-inch water mains, and approximately 5,750 feet of 8-inch water mains installed in the 1930s. PAUOA-WATER-SYSTEM-IMPROVEMENTS.jpg

The work will affect the following areas:
• Kanealii Avenue from Pauoa Road to Kapalu Street
• Lusitana Street from Pauoa Road to Concordia Street
• Auwaiolimu Street from Lusitana Street to Hookui Street
• Boyd Lane 
• Kapaloala Place
• Ladd Lane
• Whiting Street from Auwaiolimu Street to Puowaina Drive
• Along a Private Road

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 during construction hours. Based on the current schedule, this project will be completed in the third quarter of 2022. Questions and comments may be directed to 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


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


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