Monday, July 13, 2020
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Thursday, April 07, 2011
Abercrombie Announces $300M in new CIP Spending—“This is just the beginning”
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 4347 Views :: Energy, Environment

GOVERNOR RELEASES $300 MILLION TO JUMP START NEW DAY WORK PROJECTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 7, 2011

Honolulu – Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced that more than 50 Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) have been initiated as part of his New Day Works Projects to create jobs and stimulate the economy.

“This is just the beginning.  Our New Day Work Projects will directly attack unemployment by putting people to work right away and jump start business activity.  It will provide an economic boost that will reverberate throughout the state and result in paychecks for Hawai'i families.” Governor Abercrombie said. 

Governor Abercrombie has also called for $1.7 billion in CIP funds for the biennium budget for future New Day Work Projects which is moving through the Legislature. 

Over the last four months, Governor Abercrombie approved the release of about $300 million for these projects.  The various projects include modernizing the airports, repairing schools, improving hurricane shelters, building school libraries, and fixing the roads.  Majority of these projects were identified by members of the state legislature for the benefit of their communities.

“We took a look at CIP projects that were appropriated by the Legislature and worked quickly to release funds to the projects that fall in line with our New Day Works Projects initiative,” said Governor Abercrombie.   “These are projects that ensure a broad distribution of economic and community benefits.  We are building vital infrastructure that will advance a sustainable economy while investing in our workforce as well.”

Schools

  • $3,000,000 -- Farrington High School – Campus modernization planning
  • $1,000,000 -- Salt Lake Elementary School – Classroom conversions
  • $406,000 -- Kaimuki High School – Softball field improvements
  • $1,940,000 -- Lahainaluna High School – Softball field improvements
  • $450,000 -- Mauka Lani Elementary School – Evacuation route ramp installations
  • $260,000 -- Honowai Elementary School – Classroom conversions
  • $102,600 -- Kalani High School – Softball practice field
  • $6,635,000 -- Kapaa Elementary School – New library building
  • $440,871 -- Pahoa High/Intermediate School – ADA installations
  • $600,000 -- Millilani Uka Elementary School – Erosion improvement
  • $8,000,000 -- Keaukaha Elementary School – New cafeteria
  • $578,000 -- Castle High School – Track field improvements
  • $750,000 -- Molokai High School – Softball field improvements
  • $300,000 -- Nanakuli High School – Softball field improvements
  • $2,700,000 -- Mililani High School – Stadium improvements
  • $100,000 -- Mililani Waena Elementary School – Parking lot expansion
  • $100,000 -- Waikele Elementary School – Parking lot expansion
  • $14,999,000 -- Various Schools – Electrical upgrades
  • $252,500 -- Various Schools – Hazardous materials assessment and design
  • $2,000,000 -- Various Schools – ADA compliance improvements
  • $500,000 -- Various Maui Schools – Fire safety improvements
  • $2,000,000 -- Various Schools – Transition plan improvements for public accommodation
  • $500,000 -- Various Schools – Health and safety improvements
  • $5,000,000 -- Various Schools – Design, construction, and/or relocation of temporary buildings
  • $30,000,000 -- Various Schools – Building improvements, repair and maintenance

Transportation

  • $1,505,000 -- Hana Highway Widening – design for widening from four to six lanes
  • $422,000 -- Bridge Inspection and Appraisal, Statewide
  • $16,792,450 -- DOT Highways Division CIP Staff Costs – positions for second-half of FY2011
  • $3,599,502 -- Port Allen Small Boat Harbor & Pier – repairs
  • $16,792,450 -- DOT Highways Project Funded Positions
  • $45,915,979 -- Kaumualii Highway Improvements
  • $605,000 -- Papaikou Mill Road Intersection Improvements
  • $3,016,000 -- Kuhio Highway Intersection Improvements
  • $2,940,000 -- Honoapiilani Highway Safety Improvements
  • $2,000,000 -- Rockfall and flood mitigation, Statewide
  • $778,820 -- Airport; Second level turnaround strengthening
  • $665,000 -- Hilo International Airport - pavement improvements
  • $26,426,148 -- Kaumalapau Harbor improvements
  • $4,041,984 -- Airport Terminal Modernization
  • $584,750 -- Lihue Airport improvements
  • $603,750 -- Kona International Airport airfield improvements
  • $5,805,000 -- Molokai Airport improvements
  • $1,201,750 -- Lanai Airport - airfield lighting
  • $3,422,200 -- Honolulu International Airport – runway lighting
  • $3,168,250 -- Hilo International Airport – taxiway and airfield improvements
  • $18,821,000 -- Honolulu International Airport – runway pavement improvements
  • $13,765,500 -- Hilo International Airport – runway pavement improvements

Health Centers

  • $2,093,000 -- Hawaii Center for the Deaf and Blind – ADA improvements
  • $618,000 -- Hale Ho’ola Hamakua Hospital – repair and maintenance
  • $550,000 -- Molokai Community Health Center – facility improvements
  • $15,001,000 -- Maui Memorial Medical Center – renovations

Libraries

  • $9,525,000 -- Aiea Public Library – design and construction
  • $526,000 -- Mililani Public Library – parking lot expansion and site improvements
  • $185,000 -- Hana Public and School Library – Air Conditioning replacement

Various Projects

  • $476,560 -- Department of Agriculture, Animal Quarantine Station retrofit
  • $125,000 -- Aloha Stadium, health and safety improvements
  • $400,000 -- Hakioawa Shelter and Kitchen – construction
  • $4,500,000 -- Various Public Buildings, Statewide – hurricane- protection retrofit
  • $4,250,000 -- Planning and Research Program, Statewide
  • $7,365,000 -- Capital Improvements Program staff costs
  • $400,000 -- Ho’opono Maintenance Projects

###

May, 2010: CIP: Lingle-Aiona administration advance $1.8B capital improvement projects

January, 2009: $1.8 B Capital improvement initiative

 

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

808 State Update AM940

ABCDEFG Blog

ACA Signups Hawaii

ACCE

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Life Advocates

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

American Mothers of Hawaii

AMVETS-Hawaii

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Audit The Rail

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii 

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust 

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

CAFR Hawaii

Castaway Conservative

Children's Alliance Hawaii

Children's Rights Institute

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Citizens for Recall

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

CSIS Pacific Forum

DAR Hawaii

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

E Māua Ola i Moku o Keawe

Farmers For Choice Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Get Off Your Butts!

God, Freedom, America

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aganst Assisted Suicide

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crime Victims' Rights

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defending Marriage

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Firearm Community

Hawaii Fishermen's Alliance

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii Meth Project

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Right to Life -- Big Island

Hawaii Right to Life -- Oahu

Hawaii Shield Law Coalition

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HI Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

HIEC.Coop 

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

Horns of Jericho Blog

House Minority Blog

House Republican Caucus YouTube

HPACC

Hump Day Report

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Hawaiian

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons 

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

SIFE Remington

SIFE W. Oahu 

Sink the Jones Act

Smart About Marijuana--Hawaii

St Marianne Cope

State Budget Solutions Hawaii

State Policy Network

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Harriet Tubman Agenda

The Long War Journal

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

Truth About Trade & Technology - Hawaii

UCC Truths

Union Members Know Your Rights

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

Valor in the Pacific

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT