Maui Memorial Medical Center Among State Facilities Slated for Repair and Maintenance

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Senate is expected to vote on House Bill 2145 tomorrow. The bill includes the Senate’s flagship initiative, known as “The Invest in Hawaii Act of 2012.” The measure is an aggressive $500 million general obligation bond-funded Capital Improvement Program package aimed at creating jobs by investing and stimulating our local economy from all corners of the state. Ahead of the Senate’s floor vote, Senate President Shan Tsutsui visited Maui Memorial…

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What Does Investment in Hawaii’s Facilities Mean to Our State Schools?

Duane Kashiwai, Department of Education Public Works Administrator, sat down with Senate Communications to explain what the State Senate’s flagship initiative, The Invest in Hawaii Act of 2012, would mean for Hawaii’s public schools. The $500 million investment in much needed repair and maintenance projects in the State’s facilities and infrastructure would jump start the State’s economy and create thousands of jobs for all trades in the construction industry. As part of his explanation Kashiwai…

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The Time Is Right to Invest in Hawaii

By Senator Brickwood Galuteria, Senate Majority Leader Senator David Y. Ige, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, Oversees Capital Improvement Projects for the Senate The time to invest in Hawaii’s future is now.  The Hawaii State Senate firmly believes this as evidenced by its recent unanimous and bipartisan passage of The Invest in Hawaii Act of 2012, Senate…

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Hawaii State Senate Introduces Bipartisan Bill Aimed at Stimulating Economy

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Senate is united in support of Senate Bill 2012, which will be formally introduced and referred to its respective committee during Session this morning, Friday January 27, 2012.   Garnering bipartisan support, Senate Bill 2012, also known as “The Invest in Hawaii Act of 2012,” is an aggressive general obligation bond-funded $500 million Capital Improvement Program (CIP) package aimed at creating jobs by investing and stimulating our local economy from all…

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