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Governor Releases Nearly $300 Million in CIP Funds

April 19, 2021, 6:09 PM HST
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Gov. David Ige announced the state released more than $278 million for Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) in the month of March to fund critical public infrastructure projects across the State of Hawai‘i.

Monies released on the Big Island include those for improvements at various schools and airport facilities, among others.

Statewide: March 2021

Project NameDescription:Amount Released:Total Project Cost:Estimated Completion Date:
Highway PlanningTo finance additional planning for highway planning$2,900,000.00$23,900,000.00September 2022 
Lump Sum R&M Hawaiian Home Lands Existing InfrastructureRelease of funds for construction of a concrete water tank in Ka‘ū, Hawaiʻi$1,458,327.00$3,556,327.00July 2022 
Rental Housing Revolving Fund InfusionThis infusion will provide funds for financing the development, predevelopment, construction, acquisition, or preservation of affordable rental housing statewide$50,000,000.00$50,000,000.00  
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Information Technology (IT)For plans, construction and equipment to modernize the UI IT system$10,000,000.00$13,000,000.00December 2022 
Various Schools, EDSPECS UpdateTo finance design to update the Hawaiʻi Department of Education Educational Specifications (EDSPECS) for high schools, middle/intermediate, and elementary schools$500,000.00$500,000.00March 2023 
Various Schools, Unanticipated ADA Compliance Ready-Response FundsTo finance design and construction for improvements to comply with current ADA standards at various schools statewide$2,000,000.00$2,000,000.00  
 Total:$66,858,327.00   

Hawaiʻi County:

Project NameDescription:Amount Released:Total Project Cost:Estimated Completion Date:
Hawaiian Home Lands Lot DevelopmentRelease of funds for construction of a concrete water tank in Ka‘ū$1,278,000.00$3,556,327.00July 2022
Honalo Marshalling YardRevert and reallot $100,000.00 in general obligation bond funds from equipment to design for infrastructural improvements to the Honalo Marshalling Yard$100,000.00$1,100,000.00June 2022
Kea‘au High SchoolTo finance construction to upgrade the fire alarm system$175,000.00$175,000.00August 2022
Kea‘au Middle SchoolTo finance construction to upgrade the fire alarm system$90,000.00$90,000.00August 2022
Keaukaha Elementary SchoolTo finance construction to replace the air conditioning in the portable classrooms at Keaukaha Elementary School$140,000.00$140,000.00August 2022
Lump Sum Hawaiʻi Health Systems CorporationThis project will provide construction funds to build centralized administrative offices at Kohala Hospital$500,000.00$675,000.00March 2022
Lump Sum Hawaiʻi Health Systems CorporationThis project will provide equipment funds to upgrade and replace the chiller at Hilo Medical Center$475,000.00$475,000.00August 2021
Pāhoa High and IntermediateTo finance design for science facilities upgrades at Pāhoa High and Intermediate School$300,000.00$300,000.00March 2022
Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at KeāholeTo finance the design and construction of restroom renovations at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole, Hawaiʻi$8,928,230.00$16,160,730.00February 2023
 Total:$11,986,230.00  

City and County of Honolulu:

Project NameDescription:Amount Released:Total Project Cost:Estimated Completion Date:
Castle High SchoolTo finance design and construction for improvements at Castle High School to comply with current ADA standards$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00July 2023
Department of Defense, Hawaiʻi State Veterans HomeThis project will provide construction funds to acquire the services of a healthcare coordinator expert for a new 120-bed Hawaiʻi State Veterans nursing home and long-term care facility$300,000.00$300,000.00February 2023
Dole Middle SchoolTo finance design for improvements at Dole Middle School to comply with current ADA standards$300,000.00$300,000.00January 2022
Haha‘ione Elementary SchoolTo finance design for improvements at Haha‘ione Elementary School to comply with current ADA standards$270,000.00$270,000.00January 2022
Hawaiʻi State HospitalThis project involves the design and construction of anti-ligature and other related improvements at the Hawaiʻi State Hospital (HSH) in Kāneʻohe$8,997,000.00$10,818,650.00April 2023
Hawaiʻi State Veterans HomeThis project will provide additional construction funds for a new 120 bed Hawaiʻi State Veterans Home nursing home and long-term care facility$2,777,188.00$91,104,538.00February 2023
HCDA Stadium Development DistrictThis project will provide funds for legal services, a structural engineering study, and HCDA overhead costs for the Stadium Development District$2,500,000.00  
Henry J. Kaiser High SchoolTo finance design and construction for coverings and shades for outdoor gatherings at Henry J. Kaiser High School$378,000.00$378,000.00December 2023
Hōkūlani Elementary SchoolTo finance design for improvements at Hōkūlani Elementary School to comply with current ADA standards$230,000.00$230,000.00January 2022
Kaimukī High SchoolTo finance design to convert and upgrade the school cafeteria$400,000.00$400,000.00March 2022
Kalani High SchoolTo finance construction to replace the gym bleachers$875,000.00$875,000.00August 2023
Kanoelani Elementary SchoolTo finance design and construction for the expansion of the school’s cafeteria$6,000,000.00$9,300,000.00May 2023
Kapunahala Elementary SchoolTo finance design and construction for improvements at Kapunahala Elementary School to comply with current ADA standards$1,500,000.00$1,680,000.00August 2024
Lincoln Elementary SchoolTo finance preliminary design for a covered play court$500,000.00$500,000.00 
Lump Sum Hawaiʻi Health Systems CorporationThis project will provide additional design funds for the replacement of the heat pumps at Lēʻahi Hospital$20,150.00$120,150.00December 2021
Moanalua High SchoolTo finance design and construction for softball field improvements$3,175,000.00$3,175,000.00August 2024
Pauoa Elementary SchoolTo finance preliminary design for a covered play court$500,000.00$500,000.00 
Pearl City Elementary SchoolTo finance construction for improvements at Pearl City Elementary School to comply with current ADA standards$1,200,000.00$2,770,000.00August 2023
Pearl City Elementary SchoolTo finance construction to update the existing electrical systems for Buildings A and D$100,000.00$100,000.00December 2021
Radford High SchoolTo finance design and construction for a girl’s athletic locker room$6,000,000.00$6,250,000.00June 2024
Daniel K. Inouye International AirportTo finance the construction costs of runway and taxiway shoulder rehabilitation at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport$130,305,000.00$133,331,000.00December 2023
Sand Island Access Road Truck Weigh StationTo finance additional construction for the Sand Island Access road truck weigh station at Kapālama Container Terminal$2,613,000.00$17,219,000.00September 2022
St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of HawaiʻiFor construction for vehicle and pedestrian access improvements at the St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaiʻi Liliha Campus$250,000.00$2,375,000.00December 2021
Sunset Beach Elementary SchoolTo finance construction for two sets of stairs and a ramp leading from the campus to the playfield$239,000.00$300,000.00August 2023
Wai‘alae Elementary Public Charter SchoolTo finance design and construction to update the existing electrical system$465,000.00$465,000.00December 2022
Wai‘anae High SchoolTo finance design and construction of a rubberized all-weather track and field$750,000.00$8,000,000.00August 2023
Wai‘anae Intermediate SchoolTo finance preliminary design for a covered play court$1,000,000.00$1,000,000.00 
Waimānalo Elementary and Intermediate SchoolTo finance design and construction for improvements at Waimānalo Elementary and Intermediate School to comply with current ADA standards$2,500,000.00$2,770,000.00August 2024
Waimānalo Health CenterFor equipment to expand and enhance the provision of dental and vision services$250,000.00$550,000.00 
Waipahu Elementary SchoolTo finance design for the expansion, renovation, and improvement of the cafeteria and kitchen$1,250,000.00$15,000,000.00 
Waipahu Intermediate SchoolTo finance construction for drainage improvements for Building Y$650,000.00$650,000.00August 2022
Winners’ Camp FoundationFor construction for renovations and improvements to serve children with disabilities$50,000.00$184,800.00June 2021
 Total:$177,844,338.00  
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Kauaʻi County:

Project NameDescription:Amount Released:Total Project Cost:Estimated Completion Date:
Anaina Hou Community ParkFor construction to complete the final phase of construction of the Anaina Hou playground$50,000.00$111,082.00 
 Total:$50,000.00  
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Maui County:

Project NameDescription:Amount Released:Total Project Cost:Estimated Completion Date:
Kekaulike High SchoolTo finance design and construction for field improvements to the baseball and softball fields$10,405,000.00$10,405,000.00December 2023
Kula Elementary SchoolTo finance design and construction of facilities to support the agriculture and science program$2,450,000.00$3,000,000.00May 2023
Lahainaluna High SchoolTo finance design for improvements at Lahainaluna High School to comply with current ADA standards$450,000.00$600,000.00January 2022
Lihikai Elementary SchoolTo finance construction for a new kitchen floor and underlying surface$200,000.00$200,000.00August 2022
Maui Community Correctional CenterTo provide construction funds for the replacement of the roof-top chiller$297,000.00$297,000.00June 2022
Maui High SchoolTo finance design and construction for a girl’s athletic locker room$8,000,000.00$8,000,000.00August 2024
Maui High SchoolTo provide equipment and furniture for the new weight training and wrestling facilities$100,000.00$4,526,000.00September 2020
 Total:$21,902,000.00  

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