September 2015 Meeting Highlights

Section Meeting
On September 30, 2015, President Nita Wolfgramm opened the meeting welcoming everyone to the Hawaii Section September Meeting at the Fasi Municipal Building. Nita announced that the UH Manoa ITE student chapter has been reestablished and now has newly elected officers and members. Nita then announced that the ITE Hawaii Section will participate in the DOT Adopt-A-Highway program and has committed to clean Kahekili Highway between Ahuimanu Place and Haiku Road for the next two years. Vice President Sara Okuda then introduced Jon Young, executive director for HAPI, who presented on the Hawaii Asphalt Paving Industry. Jon opened with a brief description about the asphalt industry and described the various uses of asphalt. He later described the different methods used to repair asphalt which includes crack sealing, fog sealing, seal coating, and the use of a slurry seal.

Upcoming Section Meetings
The next section meeting and speaker are scheduled for November 25 – Wayne Kawano, Cement and Concrete Products Industry of Hawaii.