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Adopt-A-Highway

One of the most critical ways to keep our storm water run off free of pollutants and debris is to adopt a highway. The State DOT Adopt-A-Highway program is a public service program that allows volunteers from any organization to pick up litter along Hawaii’s state highways. This is your chance to make a personal contribution to a cleaner Hawaii! The DOT can help your community group, church or businesses adopt a highway and provides all safety materials, trash bags, schedule trash pick-ups and even erect a highway sign to recognize your group’s cleaning efforts.

Adopt-A-Highway groups agree to:

  • Adopt a two-mile portion of state highway for a minimum of two years.
  • Pick up litter on that highway at least four times a year.
  • Provide safety training for their volunteers before each cleanup.

To find out the most up-to-date information on adopting a state highway, click on the links in the sidebar on the left or contact your Adopt-A-Highway district office at (808) 831-6700 ext 118 (Oahu only).