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Bishop Museum will get $1M from state for infrastructure fixes

By Star-Advertiser staff


In celebration of Bishop Museum's 125th anniversary, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced $1 million will got toward infrastructure improvements. 

"The Bishop Museum's collections and exhibits have educated millions of its visitor for more than a century," said Abercrombie in a news release. "These improvements will ensure that future generations will also have a chance to experience Hawaii's premiere cultural and historical destination."

The following projects is expected to begin this month and completed in 2016:

>> Renovations and repairs to the main entrance, admissions and ticket areas at Jabulka complex. 

>> Restore and repaint the cement grill facade at the Pauahi building which houses most of the Natural Science Collection. 

>> Repair and replace walkways in front and adjacent to Hawaiian Hall. 

>> Install pest eradication freezer room in the Konia building.

>> Install compaction shelving and/or collection cabinets in various collection areas in the Pauahi building. 

>> Fire safety improvements at the Pauahi building that include replacement of piping, sprinklers, sensors and ducts.

>> Review of fire safety infrastructure at all buildings an integration into a central monitoring command center in the museum's security office. 

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