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Hawaii Delegation Announces $20 Million Clean Water Research Grant for University of Hawaii

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $20,000,000 grant to the University of Hawaii System for a clean water research project. The project, titled Ike Wai from the Hawaiian words for knowledge and water, will address the critical needs of the state to maintain its supply of clean water, most of which comes from groundwater sources.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Votes to Improve Federal Housing Programs

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted in favor of H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015. The bill would enact incremental changes at a number of federal housing programs, including public housing, the Section 8 voucher program, the Federal Housing Administration, the Rural Housing Service, and the McKinney-Vento homelessness assistance grants, among others

Hawaii Delegation Announces $16.5 Million in Funding for Airport Infrastructure Upgrades

Today, the Hawai’i Congressional Delegation announced that the Honolulu International Airport will receive $16.5 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

HANABUSA FIGHTS FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN HOUSING FUNDING ON HOUSE FLOOR

Washington, D.C. - June 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01) spoke on the House floor asking the Appropriations Committee to reinstate funding for the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG), which helps low-income Native Hawaiian families with down payment assistance, direct loans for first-time home buyers, and infrastructure development. NHHBG funding had been cut from the House Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill, which was on the floor for a vote on Tuesday

HUD ANNOUNCES NEARLY $13 MILLION TO PRODUCE AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR LOW INCOME NATIVE HAWAIIANS

WASHINGTON, DC - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced $12.7 million in funding to produce affordable housing for low-income native Hawaiian families. Since the program began in 2002, HUD's Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant (NHHBG) and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands have built, acquired, and rehabilitated more than 460 housing units.

Congresswoman Hirono Recovers More Than $1 Million in Savings for Hawaii Constituents in First...

Oahu, HI - June 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A homeowner from Hawaii Island needing help modifying his mortgage; a Maui Vietnam War veteran and a Maui widow needing assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); and a Kauai senior and a Hawaii Island physician needing help getting Medicare to pay for covered services: In the first six months of 2012, Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) has helped these and other Hawaii residents cut through red tape to receive $1.1 million owed to them for veterans, education, or employment benefits, Social Security or Medicare payments, or mortgage modifications.

HUD AWARDS $2.4 MILLION TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

WASHINGTON, DC - September 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $2.4 million to three Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian colleges and universities to stimulate neighborhood revitalization, promote affordable housing and promote economic development in their communities. The funding announced today is provided through HUD’s Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities (AN/NHIAC) Program.

County Housing Agency receives national award

LĪHU'E, HI - July 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The County of Kaua'i was one of six communities nationwide to receive the 2010 John A. Sasso National Community Development Week Award. The award recognizes communities that exemplify the spirit of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program by showcasing its good works through the activities and events held during the National Community Development Week.

Hawai’i Eligible to Receive $21 Million in Homeland Security Grants

WASHINGTON, DC - December 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Daniel K. Akaka and Daniel K. Inouye announced today that Hawai‘i will be eligible to apply for more than $21 million in grants distributed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for 2010. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano released the application guidance for the DHS grants programs today.

Honolulu to Receive $3 million for Energy Efficient Iniatives

WASHINGTON, Dc - November 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Honolulu will receive $3,863,700 to fund energy efficient initiatives including the reduction of fossil fuel emissions, the creation of green jobs, and the implementation of practices that lessen overall energy use, Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka announced today.The federal funds are made available to Honolulu through the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) award.

EPA awards $200,000 Brownfields grant to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Cleanup of East Kapolei site will help protect affordable housing projects for native Hawaiians. HONOLULU, HI - June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Acting Regional Administrator Laura Yoshii awarded $200,000 in Brownfields cleanup grant funding to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL).

Maui AIDS Foundation Awarded $1.3 Million Grant for HIV/AIDS Housing and Support Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senate Appropriations Chairman Daniel K. Inouye and Senator Daniel K. Akaka announced that the Maui AIDS Foundation in Wailuku will receive a $1,381,163 supportive housing renewal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Mayor proclaims Community Development Week on Kaua’i

LĪHU‘E, HI - April 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr. has proclaimed April 12 to 18 to be Community Development Week on Kaua‘i as part of the annual national celebration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

Congresswoman Hirono Announces Hawai‘i to Receive $47.7 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Guaranteed...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i) today announced the state of Hawai‘i will receive $47,772,900 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding for the Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program aimed at helping boost economic opportunities and home ownership in rural communities. The funding is part of the first wave of the $10 billion in guaranteed housing loans provided in the Recovery Act.

Congresswoman Hirono Announces $16.2 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Help Repair and Modernize...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 04, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawai‘i) today announced the awarding of a $16,245,443 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant to the Hawai‘i Public Housing Authority to repair and modernize public housing complexes throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

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HGIA INVITES PROPOSALS TO FINANCE CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS

The Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority (HGIA) today announced its Open Solicitation for Financing Arrangements — a call for proposals from clean energy developers, financiers, and other industry participants seeking Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) fund support for clean energy projects in the State of Hawaii.

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Homeowners with Exemptions Reminded to File State Tax Returns

The Department of Finance, Real Property Assessment Division, would like to remind homeowners that due to a change in requirements, those residents who have qualified for exemptions in the past must now file a state resident income tax form or risk being disqualified