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).