Monday, July 6, 2015

$29 Million in CIP Funding Slated for Windward Oahu

With the close of the 2015 legislative session, Windward Oahu legislators secured $29.635 million in Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funding for various projects in their districts.  Significant infrastructure funding was provided for public school renovations, local community organizations, and substantial highway improvements.

Notable CIP funding highlights for Windward Oahu include:

  • $186,000 for renovations and facility improvements at the Kahaluu Multi-Purpose Community Center (Grant-in-Aid)
  • $4.117 million for cafeteria expansion at Castle High School
  • $240,000 to rewire the fire alarm system at Kalaheo High School
  • $350,000 for Building C repair and maintenance at King Intermediate School
  • $3.35 million for STEM Building renovations at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School
  • $500,000 for the construction of a new two story outpatient care facility at the Waimanalo Health Center (Grant-in-Aid)
  • $1.5 million to the Pacific American Foundation Hawaii, Inc. for the construction of a new facility for education, research and employment programs (Grant-in-Aid)
  • A total of $2.7 million for the Kawainui Environmental Restoration Project
  • $1.5 million for the design of a shared use pathway at Hamakua Marsh
  • $192,000 for the installation of a waste water treatment system at Heeia Pier
  • $5.25 million total for highway widening and other improvements along Kahekili Highway from Likelike Highway to Kamehameha Highway
  • $4.15 million for the widening of Keaahala Road from Kahekili Highway to Pookela Street
  • $1.5 million for improvements along Kalanianaole Highway from Olomana Golf Course to Waimanalo Beach Park. Improvements include the design of turning lanes, sidewalks, curb ramps, bike paths, upgrading traffic signals, utility relocation, and other miscellaneous improvements
  • $4.1 million for the widening of Castle Hills access road from Keaahala Road to Kupohu Street

For more information, please contact:
Representative Jarrett Keohokalole (Kaneohe, Heeia, Ahuimanu, Kahaluu, Haiku Valley, Mokuoloe)

Representative Ken Ito (Kaneohe, Maunawili, Olomana)

Representative Chris Lee (Kailua, Waimanalo)

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