The design concept for the new Kona Judiciary Complex was recently released and the design team received mostly positive feedback. Their goal was to create a courthouse building whose architecture remains consistent with the rest of the buildings on the island. One which reflects Hawaiian culture and values. The courthouse, which will cost an estimated $90 million, will be built on 10 acres in Keahuolu, North Kona. The concept showed a three story building constructed with steel framing and prefabricated concrete which includes five courtrooms, 300 parking stalls, conference rooms, and a law library. Currently, the Judiciary only has a third of the funds needed the complete the building.
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