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Hawaii State Energy Office Hosts Statewide Community Workshops to Empower Community Voices
Hawaii State Energy Office — To help the state reach its energy goals, The Hawaii State Energy Office is hosting a series of statewide community workshops in May to share information and gather input to empower community participation in the clean energy transition.
Hawaii State Energy Office Hosts Statewide Community Workshops to Empower Community Voices
Grand Opening Held for HHFDC-backed Hale Kalele Affordable Rental Project
Hawaii Housing Finance & Development Corp. — Gov. David Ige joined Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald and officials from the Kobayashi Group at today’s grand opening ceremony for the mixed-use Hale Kalele project.
Grand Opening Held for HHFDC-backed Hale Kalele Affordable Rental Project
State’s Sustainability Plan Receives National Award
Office of the Governor — The State of Hawaii’s Office of Planning and Sustainable Development (OPSD) announced the state’s Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan: Charting a Course of the Decade of Action (2020-2030) — received a national Merit Award from the American Planning Association.
State’s Sustainability Plan Receives National Award
State Study Shows Nearly Half of Hawaii Employees Working Remotely as of August 31, 2021
According to a report released today by DBEDT of Hawaii businesses and employees, an estimated 198,224 (42.4%) private sector payroll employees were working remotely as of August 31, 2021.
State Study Shows Nearly Half of Hawaii Employees Working Remotely as of August 31, 2021
Visitor Industry Continued to Recover in March 2022
According to preliminary visitor statistics released by DBEDT total spending by visitors who came to the islands in March 2022 was $1.53 billion, which was higher compared to the $1.49 billion (+2.5%) reported for March 2019.
Visitor Industry Continued to Recover in March 2022
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