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Construction will squeeze UH classes off campus

Instruction will move to other sites as the university runs out of room during renovations

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 11, 2014

~~<p>Students studying at the University of Hawaii at Manoa over the next decade could be attending their classes at the nearby YMCA and other venues as aging buildings on the 101-year-old campus undergo major renovations and the university tries to rein in a repair backlog nearing a half-billion dollars.</p>
<p>Students and staff already complain of the noise and inconvenience caused by the $50 million in annual repair and maintenance the Manoa campus handles now. One Manoa official recently described the campus as a &quot;war zone,&quot; with ongoing renovations and repairs happening alongside new construction projects.</p>
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Students studying at the University of Hawaii at Manoa over the next decade could be attending their classes at the nearby YMCA and other venues as aging buildings on the 101-year-old campus undergo major renovations and the university tries to rein in a repair backlog nearing a half-billion dollars.

Students and staff already complain of the noise and inconvenience caused by the $50 million in annual repair and maintenance the Manoa campus handles now. One Manoa official recently described the campus as a "war zone," with ongoing renovations and repairs happening alongside new construction projects. Login for more...



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