A free workshop on the three Product Enrichment programs offered by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College, Kalama Building, Room 103.
Maui’s Pāʻia School will benefit from nearly $1 million in infrastructure funds awarded to the Maui Public Works Department to improve sidewalk and safety near the school, transportation officials announced today.
One project will prepare an 8-acre parcel of land in Kīhei for future use as a Kahoʻolawe Cultural Center. A separate grant will go towards the design of a “Kumeheu” walking trail with native plants and interpretive educational experience about Kahoʻolawe on the same Kīhei property.
Other large appropriations of more than $200,000 each went to Maui Economic Opportunity for a program that provides micro enterprise loans; and to the UH Allied Health Dental Programs for the under-served, low-income, uninsured families of Maui.
Lloyd’s Kahului Chevron received a nearly $40,000 USDA grant to purchase a 32 kW photovoltaic solar system; while Maui Brewing Company received a $20,000 grant to purchase 16 photovoltaic parking lot light fixtures.