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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2010
Release No. M-15-10
MAYOR BREAKS GROUND ON NEW
(Mon., May 3, 2010)—Mayor Mufi Hannemann today broke ground on the new Wahiawa Transit Center and Park and Ride Facility, which will serve as a public transportation hub for Wahiawa and surrounding communities. Three additional Transit Centers have been built during Hannemann’s tenure as mayor.
“You deserve this,” Hannemann told
The two-story structure will be located in the heart of
The structure will feature a clock tower and a large pineapple motif, in recognition of
The City is leasing the site from the state Department of Accounting and General Services. On hand for today’s groundbreaking were state Senator Robert Bunda, state Representative Marcus Oshiro, and City Councilman Donovan Dela Cruz, all of whom represent the Wahiawa area; along with City Managing Director Kirk Caldwell, City Transportation Director Wayne Yoshioka, Neighborhood Board members, and other City and State officials.
Hannemann thanked each of them for their support and close cooperation on the project, and thanked the community for its patience and dedication. “Without all of you, this project could not have moved forward,” he said.
Reverend Kevin Kuniyuki of Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission blessed the site, and Hannemann and other leaders performed a symbolic groundbreaking. The
Media contact: Bill Brennan, Mayor’s Office, 768-6928