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UH Hilo gets first new dorms in nearly 25 years

By Associated Press

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HILO, Hawaii (AP) — University of Hawaii at Hilo students have a new dormitory to live in.

The 300-unit Hale Alahonua residence hall is the first student housing built on campus in more nearly 25 years.

It includes three, three-story residential wings and two exterior courtyards.

Each suite houses two students in single-person bedrooms. The suites have a common space with an entry area, sink and bathroom.

Eight units may accommodate students in wheelchairs. Sixteen are designed for the visually and hearing impaired.

Hale Alahonua means "the breeze upon which the fragrance of earth is carried."

The $33 million dormitory is across from the main campus entrance on Kawili Street.

The university dedicated the new residence hall on Monday.







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