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Kualapu`u School Receives $2.75M for Improvements

Rep. Mele Carroll News Release

Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the release of $34.5 million in Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) for education, health services and communications projects statewide. As part of those funds, Kualapu`u School will receive $2,750,000 for construction of a new water line.

Rep. Mele Carroll and Sen. J. Kalani English who represent East Maui, the islands of Lanai, Molokai, Kaho`olawe and Molokini worked together with their colleagues and appropriated $2,750,000 in the budget.

“Kualapu`u Elementary School has needed to improve its infrastructure,” said Rep. Carroll. “The $2,750,000 would cover design and construction for a new water line and/or provisions for fire suppression; ground and site improvements and equipment are a major step in our continued school maintenance initiatives.”

Gov. Abercrombie said the CIP funding will help hospitals and health centers and benefit Hawaii’s students by maintaining and upgrading school facilities.

“These projects continue to fulfill our commitment to a new day for the people of Hawaii and stimulate the economy,” he said.



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