Senator Inouye announces plans for school play court at Kalaniana‘ole school
HONOLULU – Senator Lorraine R. Inouye (D-Hilo, Hamakua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, and Kona, Hawai‘i Island) announced that $2 million in Capital Improvement Project funds were released by Governor David Ige this week for the planning, design, and construction of a covered play court at Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana‘ole Elementary and Intermediate School.
“The students who attend this school will greatly appreciate the play court,” Senator Inouye said.
Kalaniana‘ole Elementary and Intermediate School is located in Papaikou north of Hilo. A total of 330 students are currently enrolled in the K-8th grade school led by Principal David Dinkel. As spelled out in the Strive HI Performance System, the school’s mission “is to work together to develop and nurture lifelong learners who exhibit college, career, and community readiness through Literacy, Compassion, Resiliency, and Innovation.”