Before you is a decision to allow a second hospital to be built with private funds, at no cost to the State, in Kihei, Maui, one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. At present we have only one hospital for our community.
If you have flown into Maui you know what it is like to feel the urgency in stopping the plane on our runway. If we were to have an unfortunate incident at the airport, we would not be able to handle the care that would be needed with only one hospital.
As many Maui resident baby boomers turn 60, many will need medical services in the future. We are a resort destination on Maui, with many seniors