KAPA‘A — Earlier this month, the Royal Coconut Coast Association launched its itinerary day planner, which helps travelers find activities, restaurants, lodging and shopping choices for each day of their stay.
The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act authorizes and provides appropriations to the U.S. Department of Commerce to aid qualified fisheries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Community Foundation, together with the state Department of Human Services, announced last week the availability of up to $15 million of Hawai‘i’s federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to support the reopening and continuous operation of licensed child-care programs across the state.
KEKAHA — Kaua‘i has a cattle problem. Many cattle ranchers ship off their herds to O‘ahu or other destinations to be finished and processed, but with market disruptions made prevalent due to the coronavirus pandemic, they’re unable to and are now forced to rethink what to do with their livestock.
LIHU‘E — “I have a smartphone but I don’t know how to use it,” said a disappointed client at the Kupa‘a Kaua‘i food-distribution program at the Lihu‘e Neighborhood Center Tuesday.
The County of Kaua‘i is pleased to announce a joint program with the Hawai‘i Foodbank - Kaua‘i Branch and the Kaua‘i independent Food Bank to provide food packages to individuals and families who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRINCEVILLE — The Church of the Pacific’s all-volunteer outreach mission on Kapaka Road in Princeville will continue to manage two weekly pantry lines, one in Princeville and one in Anahola.
LIHU‘E — The Aloha for Kaua‘i campaign, conducted in partnership with the Kaua‘i Visitors Bureau, the county’s Office of Economic Development, the Kupa‘a Kaua‘i program and Jaxon Communications, has received notice that the program has been extended through the end of the year.
HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency will be launching a website for independent medical and dental practices, small groups, small hospitals, small businesses and nonprofits to get free personal protective equipment, according to email information sent by the Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce.
KAPA‘A — The spirit of collaboration, with the help of some Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds, is rejuvenating some east side businesses through efforts of three different groups.