HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT schedules New Year’s Even checkpoint on Lagoon Drive

Posted on Dec 28, 2016 in Latest News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies motorists that a checkpoint will be implemented during New Year’s Eve on Lagoon Drive, makai side of Aolele Street, on Saturday night, Dec. 31, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Sheriff Deputies will staff the operation to ensure that no impaired drivers, alcoholic beverages, fireworks, or other unauthorized materials are allowed down Lagoon Drive during the holiday. Additional units will be patrolling Lagoon Drive, connecting streets, and the Airport Operations area.

The Hawaii Department of Transportation reminds motorists to drive responsibly and to designate a sober driver before going out. Please remember that fireworks of any kind, open flames, and consumption of alcoholic beverages are not permitted on Honolulu International Airport property without prior permission.  Anyone witnessing suspicious persons or unsafe activities is encouraged to contact the Sheriffs Detail at 836-6606 or the Airport Duty Manager at 836-6434.

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