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America's GPA: D+
Estimated Investment Needed by 2020:
$3.6 Trillion

Hawaii

Hawaii Key Facts:

Dams

  • Hawaii’s dam safety program has 5 Full-Time Employees that each oversee an average of 26.8 state regulated dams.
  • Hawaii has 122 high hazard dams.
  • 93% of the state regulated dams in Hawaii have an Emergency Action Plan.
  • Hawaii’s state dam safety program has an annual budget of $996,500.

Drinking Water

  • Hawaii has reported $191 million in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years.

Hazardous Waste

  • Hawaii has 3 sites on the National Priorities List.

Levees

  • Hawaii has approximately 16 miles of levees according to the current FEMA Midterm Levee Inventory.

Wastewater

  • Hawaii has reported $1.8 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years.

Aviation

  • There are 15 public-use airports in Hawaii.

Bridges

  • 144 of the 1,135 bridges in Hawaii (12.7%) are considered structurally deficient.
  • 350 of the 1,135 bridges in Hawaii (30.9%) are considered functionally obsolete.
  • Hawaii received $28.7 million from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in FY2011.

Ports

  • Hawaii’s ports handled 24.9 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 26th in the nation.

Roads

  • Hawaii has 4,416 miles of public roads.
  • Hawaii has 844 miles of major roads, 27% of which are in poor condition.
  • Driving on roads in need of repair costs Hawaii motorists $483 million a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs – $527.86 per motorist.

Transit

  • Hawaii has 75.1 million annual unlinked passenger trips via transit systems – motor bus, heavy rail, light rail, and commuter rail.

Parks and Recreation

  • Hawaii has reported an unmet need of $28 million for its parks system.

Schools

  • Public school districts in Hawaii spent a total of $215 million on capital outlays for school construction and acquisition of land and existing structures in fiscal years 2005–2008.
  • It is estimated that Hawaii schools have $3.4 billion in infrastructure funding needs.

Energy

  • Hawaii produces .817 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 48th.
 
Source: 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure

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