HONOLULU (KHON2) — Mokapu Elementary School will be redone and expanded after the Department of Defense gave the Hawaii Department of Education a $96 million grant from its Public Schools on Military Installations Program.
The schools is located on Marine Corps Base Hawaiʻi in Kaneohe.
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When the school is completed by replacing existing buildings and adding four more, the capacity will be 975 students from kindergarten to sixth grade.
MCBH officials said a two-story administration building will house office space as well as a library and two specialty classrooms.
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A new building will have a cafeteria with a stage, and there will be a covered play area.