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December 13, 2012

Akaka Says Aloha to Senate in Farewell Remarks

US Senator Daniel Akaka stood before fellow colleagues on Wednesday as he delivered his farewell speech in preparation for retirement.
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July 26, 2012

Ocean and Atmospheric Agency Funds UH Marine Projects

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.
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April 03, 2012

Akaka Recognized by Hawaii Senate as Truman Award Recipient

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.
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June 03, 2011

Rural Development Program Receives Extention With $4.3M Federal Grant

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.
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May 04, 2011

$5.5 Million Grant Keeps Maalaea Algae Plant On Track for 2014

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.
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March 04, 2011

$250,000 Grant To Help Business Prepare for APEC Summit

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.
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September 22, 2010

MEO awarded $350,000 grant to spearhead program for at-risk teens

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... Read more »
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July 07, 2010

Agreement reached on Akaka Bill

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... Read more »
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July 15, 2009


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... Read more »
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