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Erosion Control Slated at Nahienaena Elementary School

August 23, 2012, 10:32 AM HST
* Updated August 23, 10:33 AM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

The state has awarded a $260,094 contract to Maui Kupono Builders, LCC for work to control erosion at Nahienaena Elementary School in West Maui.

“These improvements will help to address some long-standing infrastructure problems and is part of our efforts to make continual upgrades for Lahaina schools,” said State Rep. Angus McKelvey whose district includes Lahaina.

“Maintaining a safe learning environment is critical for our public schools,” he said.

The project calls for site clearing, soil treatment for vegetation control, earthwork, excavating, back-filling and compacting, storm drainage, asphalt paving, cement concrete paving, and pavement marking.

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Money for the project was secured by West Maui lawmakers during the 2010 legislative session in the state budget for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

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Also included in the same round of funding was the $797,700 state contract for improvement to the softball fields at Lahainaluna High School on Maui.

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