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Senator Inouye announces funding for projects in the 4th Senatorial district

Honolulu, Hawai‘i – Senator Lorraine R. Inouye (D-Hilo, Hamakua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, and Kona, Hawai‘i Island) announced that approximately $2.9 million in Capital Improvement Project funds were released last week by Governor David Ige for five projects in her district:

--$147,000 to finance additional construction for safety improvements along Mamalahoa Highway between Milepost 3.9 to Milepost 6.9,

--$1 million to finance the design for a new gymnasium and athletic facilities for Kohala High School,

--$60,000 in general obligation bond funds for renovations to the Hamakua Youth Center,

--$175,000 in general obligation bond funds for the design of a centralized administrative and business office, and private employee dining area, at Kohala Hospital,

--And $1.5 million to finance the design and construction for improvements to the parking lot of Waimea Elementary School.


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