West Maui hospital on schedule to be ready in 2016

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - The nonprofit operator of a planned hospital in west Maui has picked a board of directors and developers are on schedule to finish construction in 2016.

Residents say the planned Kaanapali facility is needed to serve a growing number of tourists and residents on the island's west side.

The Maui News reported Tuesday that an attorney for developer Newport Hospital Corp. says the West Maui Hospital and Medical Center is on schedule to be completed around mid-2016.

Attorney Michelle Berner says the hospital's nonprofit operator, West Maui Hospital Foundation, has chosen a four-member board of directors.

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