Hawai‘i lawmakers reduce financial grants

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Mel Kaneshige, vice president of the 442nd Legacy Center, shows the map on the outside of the center in Moili‘ili on Thursday, April 25, 2024.

HONOLULU — State lawmakers this year dialed back financial grants awarded to private projects and programs with public purposes, but kept the level of giving on par with other recent years.