Senator Malama Solomon, District 4 – Hilo, Hamakua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona, today released the following statement on the release of $850,000 capital improvement project funds for the following state recreation areas on Hawaii Island:
1) Hapuna Beach Recreation Area ($500,000)
2) Mauna Kea Recreation Area ($350,000)
“I am happy that the administration has released the funds to improve our state recreation areas on Hawaii Island.
“From picnicking and camping to swimming in our oceans and hiking our mountains, our state parks allow our residents to enjoy nature and Hawaii’s unique environment.
“In order to better serve the community in my district and create a better quality of life for both residents and visitors, we must continually invest in maintaining the beauty of our natural spaces.
“My colleagues and I worked to get this funding in the budget, and I am pleased to see the state’s commitment to maintain our lands, beaches and parks, and look forward to seeing these projects get started.”
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