Capitol Watch

$147M Released for Airport, Hospital, School Projects

·By civilbeat

The Abercrombie administration Wednesday (Sept. 12) released more than $147 million for design, construction and administration of various capital improvement projects statewide, “including work to decrease repair, maintenance and upgrade backlogs that over years have accumulated” at public schools, the University of Hawaii, health facilities and the state Capitol, according to a press release. 

The funds were previously identified by state lawmakers. They include:

• $75 million — various schools statewide — design, construction and works of art for school repairs and maintenance for schools statewide. 

• $12.5 million — UH Manoa