DBEDT released its second quarter 2020 Statistical and Economic Report today. In the report, DBEDT projected that Hawaii’s economic growth will fall by 12.1 percent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hawaii State Energy Office — HSEO launched a web page today to provide information on the 13 solar-plus-storage and three standalone storage projects announced by the Hawaiian Electric Companies.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC announced that it has awarded nearly $2 million in grants to 42 local technology and manufacturing companies for fiscal year 2020.
Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority — HGIA's Board of Directors has approved an emergency postponement of loan payments for GEMS Program direct loans and on-bill loans in an effort to lessen the financial impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on residents and businesses in Hawaii.
Update: March 18, 2020 — SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance is coordinating with the Hawaii Governor’s Office to certify the state for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance.