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Apr 25

Central Maui projects in approved state budget

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:38 PM by Office of Council Services


 
 
State Rep. Justin Woodson issued a press release today listing capital improvement projects for Central Maui included in state budget approved by joint House-Senate committee.

The appropriations include:
  • $2.2 million - J. Walter Cameron Center facility improvements
  • $2 million - Maui Family YMCA new gymnasium
  • $750,000 - Maui High School improvements 
  • $10 million – Puunene Avenue widening
  • $500,000 -  Ka Lima O Maui new program
  • $4 million - Hale Mahaolu new housing construction
  • $2.7 million - University of Hawaii Maui Campus, Maui Food Innovation Center
  • $2.5 million – proposed new middle school 
  • $32.5 million - Maui Memorial Hospital parking garage 
  • $10 million – access road to Kahului Airport from Hana Highway.
  • $9.7 million - Central Maui regional park and sports complex
  • $6 million - Kahului Airport improvements
Central Maui projects considered

Operational grants for Central Maui include:
  • $50,000 for Maui High School Booster Club 
  • $125,000 for Best Buddies Hawaii
  • $175,000 for Child and Family Service
  • $210,000 for Hale Mahaolu
  • $200,000 for Ho'okupa'a
  • $125,000 for Hui Malama Learning Center
  • $550,00 for Maui Economic Development Board
  • $140,000 for Maui Economic Opportunity
  • $927,532 for Maui Family Support Services
Additionally, Gov. Neil Abercrombie released $305 million for the construction of a consolidated rental car facility for the Kahului airport on Monday, April 21.

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