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Improvements planned for Lihue Airport

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 10:46 a.m. HST, Oct 04, 2013



LIHUE » The Hawaii Department of Transportation is preparing designs for an $8 million upgrade at the Lihue Airport.

Airports Division deputy director Ford Fuchigami tells The Garden Island that the department wants to enlarge boarding lounges so passengers have more places to sit before flights.

He says air-conditioned walkways and new flooring and lights are also part of the upgrades.

Airports Division project manager Gene Matshushige says a design could be completed in six to eight months. Advertising for a construction contract would follow that.

He says the work likely will take a year to complete.







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vapors wrote:
What about Keahole Kona Airport? That place is a dump!
on October 4,2013 | 11:05AM
Morimoto wrote:
Compared to airports around the world, all airports in Hawaii are dumps. HNL is the ugliest, most out of date major airport I've ever seen.
on October 4,2013 | 12:16PM
cojef wrote:
Who is funding the up-grade? Isn't it the Department of Homeland Security?? If yes, was the moneys appropriated in the last session of Congress? Nah, must be the State.
on October 4,2013 | 11:38AM
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