Congressionally Directed Spending

Recipient Name: Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Project Name: Asia-Pacific Microgrid Development and Training.

Project Purpose: The Hawaii Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawaii at Manoa would use these funds to support workforce development and research on the integration of high levels of renewable and distributed energy resources in flexible and efficient islanded grids, which is essential for modern microgrid design.            

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Energy

Amount Requested: $1,000,000


Recipient Name: United States Army Corps of Engineers 

Project Name: Honolulu Harbor Feasibility Study

Project Purpose: This study would make necessary improvements identified by the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division’s Honolulu Harbor 2050 Master Plan. The study would evaluate the feasibility of making navigation improvements that lead to safer and more efficient harbor operations. The study would also evaluate project features that make the harbor more resilient to natural disasters, sea level rise, and climate change.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: United States Army Corps of Engineers

Amount Requested: 5,000,000

Recipient Name: Waianae Community Re-Development Corporation dba MAO Organic Farms

Project Name: Waianae Post-Harvest Processing Facility Construction

Project Purpose: The Waianae Community Re-Development Corporation-MAO Organic Farms will use the funds to construct a 13,000 sq. ft. post-harvest processing facility.     

Project Location: Waianae, Hawaii

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Amount Requested: $896,000


Recipient Name: Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii Invasive Species Council 

Project Name: Invasive Species Surveillance

Project Purpose: The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii Invasive Species Council will use the funds for a pilot project for invasive species surveillance at ports of entry in Hawaii that will permit early detection and rapid response for target invasive species.

Project Location: State of Hawaii

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Recipient Name: Kinai 'Eha

Project Name: Kawailoa Youth and Family Wellness Center

Project Purpose: Kawailoa is a campus where multiple state agencies and community non-profits collaborate to provide programs for the most vulnerable at-risk youth and young adult populations to replace youth incarceration with educational, vocational, and workforce development. The requested funding will augment and expand the services of Kinai Eha and other Kawailoa programs.      

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Justice

Amount Requested: $1,500,000


Recipient Name: Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE)

Project Name: Conservation Resource Enforcement Officers

Project Purpose: This funding will allow additional recruits to go through the DLNR DOCARE Academy Program and increase DOCARE’s ability to enforce the laws that protect Hawaii’s natural, cultural, and historic resources. As the result of a Cooperative Enforcement Agreement between DOCARE and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Law Enforcement, DOCARE’s officers will also assist in the enforcement of laws regarding fisheries, protected species, corals, and marine sanctuaries.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Justice

Amount Requested: $340,000


Recipient Name: Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR)

Project Name: Hawaiian Rare Coral Ark Support

Project Purpose: This funding will facilitate moving of the Rare Hawaiian Coral Ark, which is comprised of 50 known species, to a better-hardened, existing facility and provide dedicated support for its care.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Amount Requested: $286,156


Recipient Name: Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR)

Project Name: Makai Watch-Neighbor Island Pilot

Project Purpose: This funding will provide for two island coordinators on Maui and Hawaii Island to expand Makai Watch trainings, which raise awareness within communities of rules and regulations related to natural resources, across the respective islands.

Project Location: Maui County and Hawaii County

Federal Agency: U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Amount Requested: $190,000


Recipient Name: University of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH), Imiloa Astronomy Center

Project Name: Hale Pohaku Exhibition and Planetarium Expansion

Project Purpose: This funding will provide support for exhibit and planetarium production to expand Imiloa education services to a broader suite of stakeholders. Services will include public exhibits, live planetarium programs, and an orientation training program at Hale Pohaku for University affiliates, astronomy researchers, and general public visitors to advance the connection between science, indigenous culture, and community.

Project Location: Hawaii County

Federal Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Amount Requested: $1,000,000


Recipient Name: Boys & Girls Club Hawaii

Project Name: STEM Education Initiative

Project Purpose: This funding will provide support to build capacity and expand programming at Boys and Girls Club Hawaii.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu, Kauai County

Federal Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Amount Requested: $580,000 


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Recipient Name: Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii

Project Name: Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii

Project Purpose: Support $19 million for MILCON planning and design to continue the HDR-H Phase I and Phase II, and the Pacific In-Flight Interceptor Communications System Data Terminal pre-construction activities. This funding will help keep HDR-H on track for an initial operating capability by FY2024, in line with NDAA guidance from FY2016 thru FY2021. This is the #4 priority on U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s unfunded requirements list for FY22.

Project Location: TBD

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Defense / Missile Defense Agency

Amount Requested: $19,000,000


Recipient Name: Kirtland Air Force Base Remote Maui Experimental Site

Project Name: Secure Integration Support Lab

Project Purpose: Planning and design funding to construct a new lab facility for Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), to consolidate all sea level functions on Maui - Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC), Remote Maui Experimental (RME), and Research and Warehouse - in one site

Project Location: Maui County, HI

Federal Agency:  U.S. Air Force

Amount Requested: $8,800,000


Recipient Name: Fort Shafter

Project Name: Command and Control Facility

Project Purpose: To construct Command and Control Facility (C2F) including administrative facilities, secure building with Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF), and command group building. This is an incrementally funded project that was authorized by Congress in FY2015. Project funds redundant power generators, cyber security measures and cost increases not anticipated since the prior Congressional authorization. This project is on the Army’s FY22 unfunded requirements list.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Army

Amount Requested: $55,000,000


Recipient Name: Wheeler Army Airfield

Project Name: Aviation Unit Operations Building

Project Purpose: Project constructs an Aviation Unit Operations facility at Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii to support a Combat Aviation Brigade.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Army

Amount Requested: $84,000,000


Recipient Name: Wheeler Army Airfield

Project Name: Rotary Wing Parking Apron

Project Purpose: This project constructs a new rotary wing parking apron, taxiway, and helipad at Wheeler Army Airfield.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Army

Amount Requested: $56,000,000


Recipient Name: Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Project Name: Rappel Tower and Gas Chamber

Project Purpose: Project proposes to demolish the existing rappel tower and construct a new rappel tower to support training at MCB Hawaii. Provides a permanent low-rise gas chamber facility.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Marine Corps

Amount Requested: $7,800,000


Recipient Name: Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Project Name: Military Working Dog Kennel

Project Purpose: Constructs a single-story working dog kennel and support facilities for the base Military Police Support Company military working dogs.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Marine Corps

Amount Requested: $9,930,000


Recipient Name: Marine Corps Training Area Bellows

Project Name: Marine Corps Training Area Bellows (MCTAB) Perimeter Security Fence

Project Purpose: Constructs a perimeter fence at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows (MCTAB). The fence is needed to protect the security of MCTAB and safety of both Marine Corps personnel and unauthorized persons.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Marine Corps

Amount Requested: $6,220,000


Recipient Name: Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Project Name: Electrical Distribution Modernization

Project Purpose: Project repairs and upgrades various portions of the electrical distribution systems, communication systems, substations and switching stations at MCBH to provide a reliable and safe system to accommodate the projected future growth of the Aviation Plan

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Marine Corps

Amount Requested: $64,500,000


Recipient Name: Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Project Name: Bachelor Enlisted Quarters Phase II

Project Purpose: Project provides the required enlisted personnel housing units to accommodate personnel stationed at Marine Corps Base-Hawaii. The new Bachelor Enlisted Quarters will provide 95 rooms in the standard 2+0 room configuration. Replaces aging existing quarters built in the 1970s which need continuous repair and maintenance in order to maintain minimum habitability.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Marine Corps

Amount Requested: $101,200,000


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Recipient Name: County of Kauai

Project Name: Lima Ola Economic Development Initiative

Project Purpose: Construction of a community center for the Lima Ola housing community.      

Project Location: Kauai County

Federal Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Amount Requested: $1,500,000


Recipient Name: Hawaii County Office of Housing and Community Development

Project Name: Kukuiola Village – Phase 1

Project Purpose: Developing an area currently used as long-term homeless encampment into long housing units and community facilities.     

Project Location: Hawaii County

Federal Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Amount Requested: $5,000,000


Recipient Name: Self-Help Housing Corporation of Hawaii

Project Name: Nanaikeola Self-Help Housing Project

Project Purpose: Development of infrastructure on 12.388 acres in Nanakuli, Oahu in preparation for 88 new low-income housing units.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Amount Requested: $1,000,000


Recipient Name: County of Kauai

Project Name: Kauai Level 3 EV Charging Network

Project Purpose: Creation of a network of six to eight charging stations for electric vehicles to support use of electric vehicles by businesses and individuals to reduce dependence on petroleum and reduce carbon emissions, consistent with state of Hawaii goals. The project would engineer, procure, and construct six to eight level 3 (L3) high speed electric vehicle chargers at strategic locations around Kauai Island.

Project Location: Kauai County

Federal Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Amount Requested: $900,000


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Recipient Name: Bishop Museum

Project Name: Preservation of Collections

Project Purpose: Preservation of museum collections.        

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu     

Federal Agency: National Park Service

Amount Requested: $500,000


Recipient Name: Zoological Society of San Diego 

Project Name: Maui Bird Conservation Center Renovations

Project Purpose: To construct, renovate, and establish infrastructure at the Maui Bird Conservation Center to better conserve and protect endangered Hawaiian forest birds and to improve the visitor and education experience.     

Project Location: Maui County

Federal Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Amount Requested: $634,000


Recipient Name: The Nature Conservancy, Hawaii

Project Name: Kona Hema Preserve Fence Upgrade

Project Purpose: Reconstruction of 17.5 miles of predator proof fencing for the Kona Hema preserve to protect endangered and threatened species from predation

Project Location: Hawaii County

Federal Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Amount Requested: $924,000


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 Recipient Name: Best Buddies International, Inc.

Project Name: Inclusion Project for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Project Purpose: Funding would support the establishment and delivery of community-based inclusion services at elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the state and serve an estimated 800 students.   

Project Location: Statewide

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount Requested: $400,000


Recipient Name: Filipino Vets Recognition and Education Project

Project Name: Duty to Country

Project Purpose: Funds support an online education project focused on Filipino veterans that launched in November 2020 (“Duty to Country: A Broken Promise”). The requested funding would support the organization’s efforts to update content (including printed education lesson plans and curriculum, collections and artifacts, oral histories, documentary films, and exhibitions in select museums).

Project Location: Falls Church, Virginia

Federal Agency: US Department of Education

Amount Requested: $500,000


Recipient Name: Boys & Girls Club Big Island

Project Name: Youth Development Programming and Critical Needs Resources for Rural Area Communities on Hawaii Island

Project Purpose: Funding would provide public service support (i.e. supplemental out-of-school academic support, critical needs resources, and youth development programming) for children that are a part of homeless and/or poverty-level family households residing in low- to moderate-income census tract areas throughout Hawaii County.

Project Location: Maui County

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount Requested: $800,000


Recipient Name: Boys & Girls Club (BGC) Hawaii           

Project Name: Great Futures After School Youth Program

Project Purpose: Project funds support personnel and operations costs, including the hiring of an Impact Coordinator. These funds will support services that provide and improve out-of-school and after-school youth-development programs that reduce barriers to education, mitigate learning loss, and mentorship opportunities.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu, Kauai County, Maui County.

Federal Agency: US Department of Education

Amount Requested: $1,147,000


Recipient Name: Maui Economic Development Board      

Project Name: Building an Inclusive STEM Education to Workforce Pipeline

Project Purpose: Funds will support Maui Economic Development Board's (MEDB) STEMworks programs. Requested funds will support work-based learning and internships, real world problem solving challenges, industry recognized tech certifications and entrepreneurial training to 2,000 more participants across the state.

Project Location: Maui County

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount Requested: $500,000


Recipient Name: Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO)

Project Name: Kaohi Program

Project Purpose: Funds will support the expansion of the existing Kaohi program to offer services to an additional 100 youths on Molokai between the ages of 11 and 18 years old. The purpose of the program is to reduce and delay the initiation age of alcohol use among youth and increase family communication and discussion about the consequences of substance use and abuse.

Project Location: Maui County

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Amount Requested: $100,000


Recipient Name: YMCA of Honolulu

Project Name: Kalihi Y Kauhale Adolescent Substance Abuse Aftercare Program

Project Purpose: Funding would allow the YMCA to provide post-treatment counseling and services to middle and high school-aged youth who have been clinically discharged from a substance abuse treatment program.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Amount Requested: $250,000


Recipient Name: Pacific International Center for High Technology Research

Project Name: Workforce-4-Water

Project Purpose: Funds will support the creation of a workforce development training program for cesspool remediation.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Labor

Amount Requested: $1,000,000


Recipient Name: Ulu Ae Learning Center

Project Name: Ulu Ae Learning Center

Project Purpose: Funding would support a comprehensive out-of-school education program to address learning loss in areas with high concentrations of Native Hawaiians. Specifically, it would be used to pay for tutors, a Teacher Guide Network, and personnel costs for before school and transportation programs for the next academic year.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount Requested: $98,000


Recipient Name: Kuakini Health Systems

Project Name: Kuakini Health Systems Emergency Generator Replacement Program

Project Purpose: Funding would support the installation of a new generator and modernization of existing electrical distribution system to ensure the seamless and instantaneous transfer of emergency power, in order to maintain critical patient care capabilities, in the event of a service interruption in the HECO power grid to the entire Kuakini campus.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Amount Requested: $560,000


Recipient Name: University of Hawaii

Project Name: Strategic Center for Indo-Pacific Studies

Project Purpose: Funds will create a Strategic Center for Indo-Pacific Studies to provide professional development and training programs that are relevant to U.S. national security needs. The center would build on UH’s existing programs at the School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS), and support educational initiatives that directly support Hawaii’s military and civilian residents. The requested funding would provide undergraduate internship opportunities and graduate capstone projects in Indo-Pacific Affairs. It would also allow UH to develop an online graduate certificate in Indo-Pacific Affairs to attract students, military, and other personnel based on the Indo-Pacific region.

Project Location: City and County of Honolulu

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount Requested: $1,000,000


Recipient Name: Partners in Development Foundation (PID)

Project Name: Piha Me Ka Pono Program

Project Purpose: Funds will implement the Full-Service Community School (FSCS) model on Hawaii Island. The funding would support professional development for teachers, mentorship opportunities for students, and afterschool programs and activities. These services would support Kohala Elementary, Kohala Middle, and Kohala High School.

Project Location: Hawaii County

Federal Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount Requested: $500,000

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