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Committee Agrees on $3.4 Billion CIP Budget

The House Finance and Senate Ways and Means Conference Committee today agreed on the Capital Improvement Project budget for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 totaling more than $3.4 billion.

Highlights include: $9.3 million in Fiscal Year 2021 for the Molokaʻi Irrigation System; $17 million in Fiscal Year 2020 for a new classroom building at Pāʻia Elementary School on Maui; $300,000 in Fiscal Year 2020 for a Kanaio Dry Forest fence; $14.918 million over two years for Wastewater Treatment projects statewide; and $220 million to address the Department of Education’s $868 million repair and maintenance backlog.

HB 1259 SD1 CD1 now moves to the full House and Senate for a final vote.

CIP Highlights include the following:

Agriculture

$13.8 million to support irrigation systems statewide
$9.3 million FY21 for Molokaʻi Irrigation System
$2 million FY20 for Kauaʻi Irrigation systems
$2.5 million FY20 for Waimanalo Irrigation system
$19.4 million to support diversified agriculture and agriculture initiatives statewide
$1.7 million FY20 for improvements to the Kahuku Agricultural Park
$15 million FY20 for agricultural land acquisition
$1.1 million FY20 for improvements to the Honalo Marshalling Yard
$1.6 million FY20 for upgrades and infrastructure for a Kalaeloa Harvesting Facility

Accounting and General Services

$4.650 million FY20 for repairs, modernization, and expansion of critical communication systems
$28.609 million FY20 for maintenance of state buildings and facilities statewide
$2.6 million FY20 and FY21 for improvements to NO. 1 Capitol District Building and the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum

Business, Economic Development, and Tourism

$42 million FY20 and $25 million FY21 for the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund

Defense

$5.5 million for disaster preparation and readiness
$2.5 million FY20 for disaster warning and communication devices statewide
$3 million FY21 to retrofit public buildings with hurricane protective measures

Education

$558.958 million FY20 and $203.150 million FY21 to support public schools statewide
$110.7 million FY20 and $110 million FY21 to address the DOE’s $868 million repair and maintenance backlog through standard repair and maintenance projects and Job Order Contracting.
$10 million FY20 and FY21 for health and safety projects
$38 million FY20 and FY21 for the close out of current projects and future project completion
$44.910 million FY20 and $32.450 million FY21 to address ADA access and Title IX statewide
Architectural Barrier Removal: $11.640 million FY20 and $7.820 million FY21
ADA transition: $9.180 million FY20 and $5.630 million FY21
Title IX: $19.270 million FY20 and $19 million FY21
Compliance Lump Sum: $5 million FY20
$14.990 million FY20 for a new classroom building at Kealakehe Elementary School
$17 million FY20 for a new classroom building at Pāʻia Elementary School
$20 million for the development of Pohukaina Elementary School, the DOE’s first vertical school
$20 million for phase III of East Kapolei Middle School
$22.710 million for a four-classroom building and library at Haʻaheo Elementary School
$15.369 million for FY20 for Libraries statewide

Hawaiian Home Lands

$20 million FY20 for lot development statewide
$5 million FY20 for infrastructure, repair, and maintenance statewide

Human Services

$2.525 million FY20 for improvements and renovations of the Hawaiʻi Youth Correctional Facility campus
$20 million FY20 for various improvements and federal requirements for public housing statewide

Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation

$21.499 million FY20 and FY21 for lump sum repair, maintenance, improvements, and renovations of HHSC facilities statewide
$13 million FY20 and $13.975 million FY21 for lump sum repair, maintenance, improvements, and renovations for Hawai‘i facilities
$4.216 million FY20 and 4.532 million FY21 for lump sum repair, maintenance, improvements, and renovations for Kauaʻi facilities
$2.783 million FY20 and $2.992 million FY21 for lump sum repair, maintenance, improvements, and renovations for O‘ahu facilities
$1.5 million FY20 for lump sum repair, maintenance, improvements, and renovations for Kahuku Medical Center

Department of Health

$8.445 million FY20 and $8.997 FY21 for health and safety improvements to the Hawaiʻi State Hospital
$14.918 million FY20 and FY21 for Wastewater Treatment projects statewide
$13.328 million FY20 and FY21 for Safe Drinking water project statewide

Land and Natural Resources

$10.350 million FY21 for Waikiki Master Plan improvements
$7.405 million FY20 and $6.512 million FY21 for watershed protection and initiatives statewide
$6.583 million FY20 and $5.992 million FY21 for lump sum watershed protection initiatives
$300,000 FY20 for Kanaio Dry Forest fence
$22,000 FY20 and $20,000 FY21 for a predator proof fence at Kaena Point
$500,000 FY20 and FY21 for Mauna Kea Fence
$4.650 million for plans, designs, and improvements to small boat harbors statewide

Public Safety

$15 million FY20 for lump sum repair and maintenance of Public Safety facilities statewide

Transportation

$170 million FY20 for the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport new mauka concourse
$172 million FY20 and 275 million FY21 for airfield improvements at airports statewide
$199.050 million FY20 and $184.950 million FY21 for improvements to harbors statewide
$390.250 million FY20 and $68.202 million FY21 for the repair, maintenance, improvement, and replacement of bridges statewide
$7.5 million for pedestrian safety projects statewide

University of Hawaiʻi

$41 million FY20 for the renovation of Sinclair Library
$38 million FY20 for improvements to the Parking Structure at UH Mānoa
$14 million FY20 and $10 million FY21 for UH Community Colleges’ Minor CIP statewide
$25 million FY20 and 14.5 million FY21 for UH Community Colleges’ Capital Renewal and Deferred Maintenance statewide
$2 million FY20 to replace the turf at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex
$80 million FY20 and $50 million FY21 for UH Renew, Improve, and Modernize (RIM) projects