A small groundbreaking ceremony for the airport park was held on November 22, 2013 at Amata Kabua International Airport. The ceremony was organized by the KIO Club, a group of young Marshallese women who are actively involved in the community. Joining KIO Club at the ceremony were First Lady Anono Loeak, U.S. Ambassador Thomas Armbruster, Cabinet Ministers, landowners, USP Director and staff, Port Authority officials and representatives of PII, the company contracted to construct the park facilities. Construction is anticipated to commence in early 2014.