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More schools sought as rail is constructed

  • The whole idea of impact fees … is we’re charging the people who are going to place an impact on our school district with increased populations … instead of the entire population paying for that.”

    Dann Carlson

    Assistant superintendent for school facilities

The state Department of Education anticipates future residential development along the city’s rail line in urban Honolulu will bring with it an additional 10,200 students to area public schools, far exceeding existing capacity and requiring several new schools from Kalihi to Ala Moana. Read more

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