Pālamanui Donates $9.68 Million to Help Fund First Phase of HCC’s Pālamanui Campus

This morning Mayor Kenoi posted on facebook that he was at “… the West Hawai‘i Civic Center for an announcement about Hawai‘i Community College’s upcoming Pālamanui Campus in Kona.”

Well the announcement has been made:

Mayor Kenoi, UH Board of Regents Vice Chair James Lee, and UH President M.R.C. Greenwood accepted a check for $9.68 million from Pālamanui presented by Steve Colón of Hunt Companies, one of the partners in the project. The money will fund the first phase of Hawai‘i Community College’s Pālamanui Campus.

Mayor Kenoi, UH Board of Regents Vice Chair James Lee, UH President M.R.C. Greenwood and Steve Colon.

Mayor Kenoi posted the following comment on facebook:

“The kids on Hina Lani St. deserve the same access to higher education as the kids on Kawailani St.”

This is a huge step for higher education here on the Big Island!

Mayor Kenoi chats with University of Hawai‘i President M.R.C. Greenwood at the West Hawai‘i Civic Center.

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