‘Completing this extension is critical’: $3 million allocated for EIS on DKI extension

The extension of Daniel K. Inouye Highway from its terminus at Mamalahoa Highway to Queen Kaahumanu Highway is included in the State CIP list. (West Hawaii Today/file photo)

The long-sought Daniel K. Inouye Highway extension in West Hawaii which was deemed “no longer feasible” in 2022 has been resurrected with funding allocated in the state 2024-25 capital improvement budget.