Hawaii National Guard to dedicate Oahu maintenance shop


KAPOLEI, Oahu — The Hawaii Army National Guard is opening a new maintenance shop in Kalaeloa.

The Combined Support Maintenance Shop #1 cost nearly $37 million to build. It will house repair facilities for vehicles, generators, radios, weapons and other equipment.

The previous maintenance shop was located in Diamond Head Crater and was built in 1964.

The National Guard will formally dedicate the new shop Thursday with a Hawaiian blessing and the untying of a maile lei. Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Darryll Wong will deliver remarks.