The bill will now move to the full House and Senate in order to be approved. It covers the current and the 2 following years (2020 and 2021) and the fund will be distributed as follows:
1. $1.3 billion for the construction of new public schools and maintenance of the existing ones. A $23 million fund will be delivered for maintenance and renovations at Haaheo Elementary School on the Big Island, $5.5 million at Highlands Intermediate School on Oahu, $6 million for Kahului Elementary School on Maui and $2.6 million for Kapaa High School on Kauai. Moreover, a new gymnasium with brand-new facilities at Roosevelt High School will absorb another $20 million.
2. $617 million for airport and airfield improvement projects, including a $170 million fund for a new hall at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
3. $458 million or more for the replacement, maintenance and repair of bridges.
4. $384 million for harbor projects.
5. $275 million for projects concerning the University of Hawaii system. Those include the construction of new buildings and the maintenance-modernization of the old infrastructure. In particular, a $41 million fund will be provided for the renovation of Sinclair Library at the Manoa campus and another $38 million for repairs in the existing parking lot there.
6. $65 million for repair, maintenance and renovations to buildings under the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC).
7. $36 million for maintenance, repairs and improvements to state buildings. Moreover, the state will provide a $8.75 million fund to construct a water reservoir at the Lamalilo Water System on the Big Island.
If the bill is approved with no delays, the large project will initiate in July, 2019.