Microtunneling under Honolulu
Highly congested urban utility corridors present some of the most difficult conditions for construction of new underground pipelines, especially when subsurface conditions are also very...

Microtunneling in Downtown Honolulu

Near Field Modeling
Results of near field modeling of the wastefield formed by the Sand Island, Honolulu, ocean sewage outfall are presented. Over 20,000 simulations were run with the mathematical model RSB...

Honolulu's Street Relief
Engineers faced the daunting prospect of burying a new relief sewer under a busy Honolulu highway with trench-cut methods. The contractor suggested microtunneling, but the coral reef formations...

Hawaii's Interbase Interstate
Connecting two major military installations, Hawaii's third Interstate highway (H-3) is the largest ($1 billion) HDOT project to date as well as the longest in time (planning...

The Rest of the Best
Nominations for this year's Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award ranged from a channel built to control flood waters to the construction of a wastewater pollution...

Use of TRAF-NETSIM to Estimate the Traffic Impacts of an Urban-Resort Area Development
Urban-resort areas are concentrated visitor destination districts that are located within or in close proximity to urban areas. The combination of visitor-related and urban activities...

An Empirical Model for the Volume-Change Behavior of Debris Flows
The potential travel down hillsides; movement stops where the volume-change behavior of flows as they travel down hillsides ; movement stops where the volume of actively flowing debris...

Mapping Debris-Flow Hazard in Honolulu Using a DEM
A method for mapping hazard posed by debris flows has been developed and applied to an area near Honolulu, Hawaii. The method uses studies of past debris flows to characterize sites of...

Honolulu International Airport (HIA) APM
The Hawaii Department of Transportation, in planning to meet passenger demands over the next 20 years, is providing for expanded terminal buildings. The expanse of the airport requires...

The Honolulu Airport People Mover Project Unique Challenges—Unique Solutions
Unique technical challenges imposed on potential suppliers of the Automated People Mover (APM) System for the Honolulu International Airport include the requirement of strict segregation...

Success of Super-Turnkey Procurement of the Honolulu Rapid Transit System
The City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii has developed and, pending resolution of local funding, is procuring and building a 15.9-mile (25.6 km), 22-station, fully automated rapid transit...

Honolulu Harbor Ship Traffic Simulation and Animation Study
A computer simulation and animation study was conducted to investigate the operational impacts of projected ship traffic increases and harbor reconfiguration specified in the Honolulu...

Environmental and Economic Feasibility of Water Supply Alternatives in Hawaii and California: Desalination, Water Marketing and Conservation
Increasing urban demand for potable water in Honolulu, Hawaii and Santa Barbara, California, jeopardizes scarce supplies. The objective of this analysis is to compare the costs and benefits...

Using Microcomputers for Project Management
Microcomputers for both project scheduling and cost control were used during design and construction on a major project in Honolulu. Hotel Street Mall, located in the heart of Honolulu's...

The Design of the Nanpil River Hydropower Project
In 1980, the State of Pohnpei (then spelled Ponape) asked the Pacific Ocean Division of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to investigate the feasibility of constructing a hydroelectric...

Municipal Energy Recovery: The Case of Honolulu

Successful Rehabilitation of Sewers at Hawaii Kai
Two common problems in sanitary sewer deterioration are hydrogen sulfide attack to concrete pipe and structures and infiltration leakage into the system. Within the 100 miles (160 km)...

Top Projects of 1987
Five notable entries in the 1987 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement competition are summarized. The Keehi Interchange of the H-1 Freeway in Honolulu is only 1.9 miles long, but...

Ocean Energy
The Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) component nominated this year as an ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement involves the most critical design problem; the cold water...

 

 

 

 

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