Capital Improvement Funds Released for Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua
Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye announced on Jan. 18, 2019, that Gov. David Ige released $700,000 in Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funds for the design and construction of renovations at Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua.
The CIP funds were approved as part of the Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2018 that was signed into law by the governor as Act 53.
“I am very pleased that the governor released funds for this important upgrade,” Sen. Inouye said. “Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua has proven to be a valuable asset for Honoka‘a and the surrounding area.”
Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua is a 77-bed Critical Access Hospital located in the rural town of Honoka‛a. The facility is a Medicare- and Medicaid-certified provider and is licensed by the State of Hawai‘i Department of Health.