Hawaii Island News 5/29

Here are today’s top Hawaii Island News stories from Hawaii News Digest.  Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by “Hawaii Business Magazine.”  Accessed on 30 May 2019, 0225 UTC, Post 18963.

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Airport to benefit from capital improvement funds
The Hilo International Airport will have a new air-conditioning system thanks to a $23.8 million capital improvement project. One of several Hawai‘i Island capital improvement projects proposed by the state Legislature earlier this month, the project would grant $800,000 for airport improvements next fiscal year and another $23 million the subsequent fiscal year. Tribune-Herald.

Waikoloa Village affordable housing proposed
A partnership between a California-based company and a Hawai‘i nonprofit both dedicated to developing affordable housing options is aiming to bring 60 rental units to Waikoloa Village. A draft environmental assessment and anticipated finding of no significant impact has been published for the planned Kaiaulu O Waikoloa project. West Hawaii Today. Big Island Video News.

Greenwaste being accepted again
Hawai‘i County is accepting greenwaste at the Keei Transfer station in South Kona after a three-month closure, with some new guidelines. West Hawaii Today. 

5 Tips to Securing a Business Loan

The process can be daunting, even intimidating, because proving you and your business are creditworthy takes effort and preparation… read more.

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