UH Manoa breaks ground on $70 million “Rise” facility.
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UH Mānoa breaks ground on $70 million “Rise” facility
Housed in the former Atherton YMCA across the street from UH Mānoa, the dormitory and entrepreneurship center will be home to nearly 400 UH students by the start of the 2023 school year. UH leaders said it was a project that has been in the works for decades.
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