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April 9, 2021
By William Cole
After years of delays, Veterans Affairs is moving ahead with an 88,675-square-foot outpatient clinic in Kalaeloa named after former Hawaii U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka which is expected to greatly improve access to veteran care when it opens in the fall of 2024.
Following Lease Award Announcement, Hawaii Congressional Delegation Announces Plan to Name New Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Leeward Oahu for Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka
April 7, 2021
HONOLULU –Today, Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and Representatives Kaialii Kahele and Ed Case announced their intention to name the Advanced Leeward Outpatient Health Care Access (ALOHA) Project after former Hawaii Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka – who first spearheaded the project working alongside Hawaii veterans. Earlier today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it had awarded a lease to Hunt Companies to begin construction on the facility, which is expected to open to veterans in the Fall of 2024.
PR Newswire: Hunt Companies Selected as Lead Developer for Department of Veterans Affairs Multi-Specialty Outpatient Clinic in Kalaeloa
April 7, 2021
By Hunt Companies, Inc.
KALAELOA, Hawaii, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Companies Inc. has been selected to develop and construct a new 88,675 square-foot, $100,000,000 veterans' outpatient facility in Kalaeloa. The team, comprised of local Hawaii entities, was selected through a competitive procurement process.
April 1, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, April 1st, 2021, Reps. Kai Kahele (HI-02) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) introduced their bipartisan VET TEC Enhancement Act of 2021, legislation that would increase the amount authorized to be appropriated for the high technology pilot program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Star Advertiser: Sen. Hirono, Rep. Kahele help secure approval for outpatient clinic for Leeward Oahu veterans
March 24, 2021
By Star-Advertiser Staff
Congress has approved the construction of an outpatient clinic for Leeward Oahu veterans.