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LESS THAN A MONTH REMAINS FOR KAUAʻI COUNTY BUSINESSES TO APPLY FOR SBA DROUGHT LOANS   For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 21, 2022                                                  Release No. 2022-028 HONOLULU — Time is running out for small nonfarm businesses in Kauaʻi County to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans for economic injury resulting from the ...
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HI-EMA, UH Manoa Students Team Up to Create “Wiki Hale” Shelter Prototype; Model Could Become a New Tool For Disaster Recovery   For Immediate Release: Monday, June 6, 2022                                                    Release No. 2022-027 HONOLULU — Hawai‘i faces a two-fold problem when it comes to natural disasters: The state is subject to hazards that can force ...
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IT ONLY TAKES ONE: TAKE STEPS NOW TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 31, 2022                                                  Release No. 2022-026 HONOLULU — The forecast for the 2022 Central Pacific hurricane season calls for fewer tropical storms than average, but the Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) reminds residents and visitors that it only takes ...
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MONTHLY SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST   For Immediate Release: Friday, May 27, 2022                                                      Release No. 2022-025   HONOLULU — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 11:45 a.m. ...
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SBA DISASTER LOANS AVAILABLE TO OFFSET ECONOMIC LOSSES FROM DROUGHT   For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 17, 2022                                Release No. 2022-024   HONOLULU — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made low-interest federal disaster loans available to small, non-farm businesses in Maui, Kalawa‘o and Honolulu counties. The loans are intended to offset economic losses ...
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