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SENATOR LORRAINE R. INOUYE ISSUES STATEMENT THANKING GOVERNOR GREEN FOR RELEASING $50,000,000 FOR HILO MEDICAL CENTER

Hilo, Hawaiʻi – Senator Lorraine R. Inouye (District 1 – Hilo, Paukaʻa, Papaikou, Pepeʻekeo) released the following statement thanking Governor Josh Green for releasing $50,000,000 in capital improvement project funds to finance the design, construction, and equipment for a new facility to expand the Intensive Care Unit and Medical Surgical Unit at Hilo Medical Center:

 

“I’d like to thank Governor Green for releasing funding to finance design, construction, and equipment for a new facility to expand the Intensive Care Unit and Medical Surgical Unit at Hilo Medical Center,” said Senator Inouye. “I am so proud of the State, legislators, stakeholders, and community members who continued to advocate for and support the development of the new Hilo Community Medical Center expansion projects. As the Hawaiʻi Island population ages, it is imperative that our healthcare infrastructure stays up-to-date. Projects such as the new Hilo Community Medical Center Building Extension signal to the community that the State is determined to meet Hawaiʻi Island’s healthcare needs.”

 

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