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By Erika Engle, Star-Advertiser Waimea Hawaiian Homesteaders’ Association Inc. has won a $45,000 grant for its “Farming for the Working Class” program. The program enables Native Hawaiians to farm fallow land, through hands-on training, classroom learning and business training. The system used by Wow Farm to develop a productive greenhouse will be taught to participants ...
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New Pana‘ewa Covered Play Courts, Renovated Family Center Opened COUNTY OF HAWAIʻI DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2012 Hundreds of keiki, parents and kupuna attended Saturday’s grand opening of the $3.1 million Pana‘ewa Covered Play Courts and rededication of the Pana‘ewa Family Center during a public ceremony at ...
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Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) grants are available to eligible public bodies and private non-profit corporations to finance and facilitate development of small and emerging private business enterprises located in any area under 50,000 in population (all of Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, CNMI except downtown Honolulu). RBEG funds may be used to acquire and develop ...
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