Tourism funding again under threat as Governor Ige intends to veto Bill 1147.
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|Tourism funding again under threat
Gov. David Ige has announced his intent to veto House Bill 1147 — the eleventh-hour solution that state legislators cobbled together at the end of the session to save the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority’s $60 million annual budget. Star-Advertiser. KITV4.
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|Covid puts damper on Kaua‘i fireworks shows
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