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Akaka Says Aloha to Senate in Farewell Remarks
December 13th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

US Senator Daniel Akaka stood before fellow colleagues on Wednesday as he delivered his farewell speech in preparation for retirement.


East Maui coastline near ʻOheʻo Gulch.  File photo by Wendy Osher.
Ocean and Atmospheric Agency Funds UH Marine Projects
July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

Hawaii’s congressional delegation announced the award of $2,275,356 to the University of Hawai’i for the conservation, protection and monitoring of Hawaii’s marine environment.


The Senate congratulates Senator Akaka, who is surrounded by family members. Photo Courtesy:  Senate Communications.
Akaka Recognized by Hawaii Senate as Truman Award Recipient
April 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

The Hawaii Senate today recognized US Senator Daniel K. Akaka today for his accomplishments in being selected as a recipient of the Harry S. Truman Award.


Rural Development Program Receives Extention With $4.3M Federal Grant
Rural Development Program Receives Extention With $4.3M Federal Grant
June 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

Senator Inouye announced today that University of Hawaii Maui College will receive $4,300,000 to continue a 14-year old program that provides job training and educational opportunities to more than 800 residents each year who live in underserved, rural communities throughout the state.


Cellana LLC is positioned to be the first algae company to ramp up to commercial deployment for a biofuel application in Hawaii. This commercial algae facility would also represent one of the first of its kind in the United States. Photo courtesy of Cellana.
$5.5 Million Grant Keeps Maalaea Algae Plant On Track for 2014
May 4th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Business
 

Cellana LLC, a subsidiary of Hawaii-based HR BioPetroleum, will receive a $5.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to a joint statement released by Hawaii Senators Inouye, Senator Akaka, and Conresswoman Hirono today.


$250,000 Grant To Help Business Prepare for APEC Summit
$250,000 Grant To Help Business Prepare for APEC Summit
March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui Business
 

In a joint written statement released earlier this week, Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka announced that Hawaii will receive a $250,000 grant to prepare small business for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.


MEO awarded $350,000 grant to spearhead program for at-risk teens
MEO awarded $350,000 grant to spearhead program for at-risk teens
September 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. is the recipient of a two year, $350,000 grant to spearhead the “Ka Wili Pu” program to help at-risk high school teens. The money is made possible through federal funding and the support of Hawaii’s congressional delegation including U.S. Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel Akaka, as well as Congresswoman Mazie […]


Agreement reached on Akaka Bill
Agreement reached on Akaka Bill
July 7th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

An agreement has been reached on the Akaka Bill, also known as the Native Hawaiian government Reorganization Act (NHGRA).  Today U.S. Senators Daniel K. Akaka and Daniel K. Inouye announced that they have reached an agreement with Governor Linda Lingle that will secure the Governor’s full support for the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act.  Senator […]


HECO GETS $750,000 FOR NEW WIND ENERGY PROJECTS
HECO GETS $750,000 FOR NEW WIND ENERGY PROJECTS
July 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Business, Maui News
 

Hawaiian Electric Company is the recipient of $750,000 in federal funds for the development of new wind energy projects in Hawaii. The award, from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), funded primarily by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will support HECO’s Hawaii Utility Integration Initiatives. Currently, HECO operates the Kaheawa Wind Power Farm on […]