Washington D.C. - July 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Department of Energy has finalized a $117 million loan guarantee for Kahuku Wind Power, LLC, the owner and operator of the Kahuku Wind Power project. The project includes the development of an innovative 30 megawatt (MW) wind power plant that will supply electricity to approximately 7,700 households per year. According to company estimates, the project, located in Kahuku, Hawaii, will create over 200 jobs on the island of Oahu
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.
LĪHU'E, HI - May 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The County Housing Agency recently issued a notice to proceed to Shioi Construction, Inc. for the construction of three affordable three-bdrm., two baths, single family homes on the Westside.
LĪHU'E, HI - May 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The County Auditor’s office recently released a report on the overall management of contracts and construction projects by the Building Division of the Department of Public Works.
LĪHU„E, HI - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an agreement signed today, Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. accepted on behalf of the County from Kevin Showe with Kaua'i Development LLC 138 acres of oceanfront property adjacent to the Līhu'e Airport.
LĪHU‘E, HI - April 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of April being Fair Housing Month, the Housing Agency is offering a free training session for housing providers. Landlords, tenants, resident and property managers, association board members, housing agents, as well as the general public are invited to attend. The workshop is scheduled on Friday, April 30, 8:30 am to 3 pm, in the Līhu‘e Civic Center, Pi‘ikoi Building, Housing Agency conference room
LĪHU'E, HI - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In celebration of the National Community Development Week, the Kaua'i County Housing Agency will host a “Parade of Projects” that have benefitted Kaua'i residents. The event will be held this Thursday at the Līhu'e Civic Center in the Pi‟ikoi Building atrium from 10 am to 2 pm.
LĪHU„E, HI - April 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A survey asking Kaua„i residents about actions they would take during a hurricane or tsunami will be mailed to randomly selected households in April.
LĪHU'E, HI - March 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In light of the fact that minor water leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in American homes, the Department of Water (DOW) is promoting “Fix a Leak Week,” from March 15 to 21.
'ELE„ELE, HI - March 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The County has acquired from Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (A&B) the fee simple title to a 75-acre parcel of land in 'Ele'ele that will provide future affordable housing opportunities for Kaua„i residents.
LĪHU'E, HI - February 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- County officials announced that the Energy Conservation Code governing all new construction on Kaua'i will be effective May 26. The bill was passed by the County Council and signed into law by Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr. last month.
WASHINGTON, DC - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senate Appropriations Chairman Daniel K. Inouye announced today that the full Senate approved $60,550,000 million in funding for various transportation, housing and urban development initiatives in Hawaii.
August 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Honolulu International Airport will receive $24 million and Kahului Airport will receive $7 million for the construction of new inline baggage handling systems to improve explosive detection capabilities, U.S. Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka announced today.
Washington, D.C. - July 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. House today gave final approval to the 2010 Transportation and Housing & Urban Development Appropriations Bill, funding the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
HONOLULU, HI - June 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senate Appropriations Chairman Daniel K. Inouye and Senator Daniel K. Akaka announced today the State will receive more than $9.8 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to boost affordable housing programs that have been affected by the economic recession.