LIHU‘E — “Financial literacy taught at a young age can build a young adult’s confidence when it’s time for them to live on their own,” said Gather Federal Credit Union Business Development Manager Stephenie Brown.
KEA‘AU — Local, fifth-generation, family-founded HPM Building Supply recently announced that it is merging with local, longtime, family-owned business, Miyake Concrete Accessories Inc.
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce recently sent a survey to all of its members, and the results concluded that most businesses rank the safety and health of the people of Kaua‘i as a top priority before their own business needs. Yet there were still some mixed responses.
As of Friday, the Kaua‘i Small Business Boost Program approved and awarded 650 grants to local businesses, totaling $5 million of the county’s share of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed in March, according to a press release.
LIHU‘E — Applications are currently being processed for the Kaua‘i Small Business Boost program. Applicants will be notified within three days on the status of their application.
Two weeks ago in this space, we wrote about a generous genie known as Uncle Sam who is making available $1.25 billion under section 5001 of the CARES Act.
LIHU‘E – The County of Kaua‘i has announced that its Small Business Boost Grant Program will be open for applications starting on Monday, Aug. 24, at 9 a.m. The program is funded by the county’s share of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
HONOLULU — Customers of Hawaii’s only regulated interisland cargo company will pay 46% more to ship goods under a new regulatory ruling.
LIHU‘E– Kaua‘i business owners who receive their goods weekly through Young Brothers shipping company are bracing themselves as Hawaii Public Utilities Commission announced on Monday their approval of Young Brothers’ emergency request to increase rates by 46% over the next 12 months.