Military construction dollars may flow into islands

Chief Mass Communication Specialist Amanda Gray / U.S. Navy

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti meets with command leadership during a tour of Dry Dock 5 at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on April 3, 2024.

HONOLULU — Hawai‘i may be in line to see more spending on military construction in the next fiscal year than any other state after the U.S. House Appropriations committee recently passed its version of a military construction spending bill with $1.55 billion slated for Hawai‘i projects.