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$387 million worth of projects for isles

December 14, 2009
The Maui News

HONOLULU - The office of Sen. Daniel Inouye provided a list of projects to be funded in the Senate Appropriations Committee bill that passed out of House-Senate conference with affirmative votes of both Hawaii senators, Inouye and Daniel Akaka.

The largest amount is $68.5 million for construction of an Aegis Ashore missile defense test facility at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai. The total for all Hawaii projects is $387 million. Other appropriations include:

* Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Shelter in Wailuku, $487,000.

* Kahale Mua Public Housing on Molokai Improvement Project, $389,600.

* Native Hawaiian Block Grant Program. $13 million.

* Maui Community College Remote Rural Hawaii Job Training Project, $2.3 million.

* MCC Training and Education Opportunities, $2 million.

* Maui Economic Development Board Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Training, $450,000.

* MEDB Rural Computer Utilization Training, $300,000.

* Emergency Medical Services for Children, $22 million.

* Native Hawaiian Health Care, $14.2 million.

* Hansen's Disease, $1,976,000.

* Molokai Ohana Health Center, $750,000.

* Lanai Community Health Center, $200,000.

* MEDB Lanai Women's Initiative, $100,000

* Maui Medical Center Simulation Center, $100,000.

* Native Hawaiian Education, $34.3 million.

* Native Alaskan and Native Hawaiian Higher Education, $7,542,000.

* Native Hawaiian Vocational Education, $3,179,235.

* MEDB Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Training, $800,000.

* Henry Kuualoha Giugni Archives at University of Hawaii, $500,000.

* Polynesian Voyaging Society/Hokulea, $300,000.

* Hawaiian Sea Turtles and Incidental Take, $7.8 million.

* Hawaiian Monk Seals, $4 million.

* Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology Coral Research, $2,250,000.

* Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative, $1 million.

* East-West Center, $23 million.

 
 
 

 

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