County receives $1.3M in CIP funding

LIHUE — The state House of Representatives adjourned its 2019 session last week, and Kauai nonprofits secured $1.3 million in capital improvement project grant-in-aid funds.

These CIP grants are awarded for the purpose of construction projects or the acquisition of fixed assets such as land or buildings.

Grant-in-aid CIP funding for Kauai County include:

• $250,000 for construction of a welcome center for Aha Hui E Kala;

• $50,000 to build a playground at Anaina Hou Community Park;

• $200,000 for improvements to Boys & Girls Club clubhouses in Kapaa, Lihue and West Kauai;

• $100,000 to support a restoration project for the Kamaloula Cultural Preserve in Koloa;

• $200,000 to build a food-service kitchen and community enterprise kitchen for Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc.;

• $30,000 for two delivery vans for the Meals on Wheels Program for Kauai Economic Opportunity Inc.;

• $500,000 to install a fire sprinkler system in the Kauai Adult Day Health Center.

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