Three Oahu Schools Getting Upgrades

HONOLULU (KHNL) -  Three schools in Oahu will be getting an upgrade.

Governor Linda Lingle has released $8,864,000 for improvements at Campbell High, Waianae High and Highlands Intermediate Schools.  The projects include new classroom construction, air conditioning and electrical upgrades and installation of fencing.

Campbell High School will receive $6,694,000 to construct an eight-classroom building that will include two science and five general education classrooms and one special education classroom.  The project is currently in the design phase and construction is scheduled for completion before the 2009-2010 school year.

Waianae High School will receive $2,000,000 to install air conditioning and upgrade electricity in Buildings A and B.  The project will start in Jully 2007 and installation is scheduled for completion in August 2008.

Highlands Intermediate School will receive $170,000 to install a fence between the school and the Pearl City District Park.  The design for the project begins this month and installation is scheduled to be completed in May 2008.

Governor Lingle says a safe and healthy learning environment is a major factor in the student's educational success.