No Mo Wait for Wai. Molokai Water System to be Repaired With Added Storage; Upgraded After 80 years; Funded by Combined USDA & DHHL Allocations

Water system on Island of Molokai is in bad repair after years of neglect.
Now  $37 M capital improvement project to upgrade the 80-year-old Hoʻolehua System

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands reports that enhancements to the system forthcoming.
Consists of Installation of a 200,000-gallon storage tank & upgrades to automation systems.
Also new warehouse, & new emergency generator diesel fuel tank; Repairs of new paved roads and fencing.
Plus repair & replacement of existing tanks, pumps, transmission mains, laterals, valves, and hydrants.

Funded in part by a $19 million allocation from the USDA.
Will be built in 2 phases & 7 construction sites by contractor Goodfellow Brothers, Managed by SSFM International.

The Hoʻolehua Water System serves over 2,400 customers,

PEOPLE [Involved in making the Project happen]
HHC Chair Ailā.
State Representative Lynn DeCoite (Dist. 13 – Molokaʻi)
Hawaiian Homes Commission Chairman William J. Ailā, Jr.
HHC Molokaʻi Commissioner Zachary Helm;
U.S. Department of Agriculture Community Program Loan Specialist Nate Riedel

Decades-Old Ho‘olehua Water System on Moloka‘i to Undergo Major Repairs-

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