Getting Around

Go Akamai

Go Akamai is your one stop resource for all transportation information. The website provides up-to-date information on traffic conditions; travel times, incidents, and cameras. You can also find route and fare information for public transportation services, roadway construction information, airports, and more.

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Planned construction and maintenance closures for state roads are published here every Friday. The Lane Closure Map (all islands) and roadwork pages are published to raise awareness and help motorists prepare. For live, real-time traffic information on Oahu’s major arteries visit

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Select your island to find airport information, flight schedules, and arrivals:

Bus Information

Each county operates its own bus system. Select your island to view information about riding the bus including schedules, service disruptions, fees and routes:

Traffic Safety & Driving Laws

Helmet Laws

  • Motorcycles – All riders 17 years old and younger must wear a helmet.
  • Bicycles - All riders under 16 years old must wear a helmet.
  • Motor Scooter - Helmets are required for all riders 17 years old or younger.

Mobile Electronic Device (Cell Phone) Ban

All of the State of Hawaiʻi counties have enacted distracted driving laws. Avoid the use of electronic devices while driving.

Distracted Walking Law (Oʻahu only)

In Honolulu it is illegal, with few exceptions such as dialing 911, to cross the street while using with your phone or other device. Texting while walking in a crosswalk can result in fines up to $99.

Hawaiʻi’s Child Passenger Restraint Law

Hawaiʻi state law requires that all children under age 4 be restrained in a federally approved child safety seat. Children ages 4 through 7 ride in a booster seat or car seat any time they are in a vehicle. The only exceptions are for children taller than 4’9” or those riding in vehicles with lap-only seat belts in rear seats. Driver’s not in compliance can be fined up to $500.

Seat Belt Law

Hawaiʻi state law requires that all front and back seat motor vehicle occupants, both children and adults, buckle up at all times while driving. Driver’s not in compliance can be fined up to $112.