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Hawaii restaurants seek state support

The Hawaii Restaurant Association is seeking support from the state as restaurants grapple with new challenges under the statewide stay-at-home order. HRA, which represents hundreds of restaurants throughout the state, sent a letter to Gov. David.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Milwaukee-area restaurants await financial aid as dining rooms remain closed

Restaurants around Milwaukee are awaiting access to financial support as the COVID-19 pandemic expands. Dining rooms across the state have been ordered closed since 5 p.m. March 17. Now, about two weeks later, restaurants are getting a sense of how.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2020

Exclusive: Qatar Airways says it will need state support as cash runs out

Qatar Airways will have to seek government support eventually, Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters on Sunday, warning that the Middle East carrier could soon run out of the cash needed to continue flying......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2020

Hawaii Agricultural Foundation launches campaign to help drive business to local restaurants

Hawaii Agricultural Foundation launched a campaign on Monday morning to support local restaurants amid the coronavirus. The new initiative, Food-A-Go-Go, promotes restaurants that are open for take-out, delivery and curbside pickup. Food-A-Go-Go re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

HEI Charitable Foundation donates $125K to nonprofits for COVID-19 relief

The Hawaii Electric Industries Charitable Foundation (HEICF) donated a total of $125,000 to local nonprofits across the state to support families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. HEICF contributed $50,000 to the Hawaii Foodbank, $50,000 to Al.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

Belgian government holds talks with airline and travel sectors

The Belgian government held talks with representatives from the country's airline and travel industries on Wednesday as they seek state support to help with their fight for survival in the face of the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

After state order closing their doors, here"s how Ohio is helping strained restaurants and bars

Unemployment support and alcohol returns are among the ways the state hopes to help Ohio’s restaurants and bars after closing them in an attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus responsible for the covid-19. With Ohio barring dine-in bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2020

Five local establishments named among ‘Best Classic Restaurants’

Food & Wine magazine recently released a list of The Best Classic Restaurants in Every State, and a few establishments on Maui, Oahu and Kauai made the cut in Hawaii. Writer David Landsel explained in the list article that in his recent years tra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2020

Hawaii lawmakers seek to add new property tax to fund teacher pay

A bill introduced in the Hawaii Legislature seeks to amend the state constitution to allow the state’s public school board to levy a real property tax on top of the real property tax collected by the counties “for the purpose of funding teacher compen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 27th, 2020

Why Hawaii Island doctors are looking for tax relief

As the beginning of the 2020 legislative session approaches, members of the Hawaii Island health care community have been seeking support of local county and state government officials – particularly in relation to the General Excise Tax and exemption.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Boozy kombucha brand, JuneShine, continues Hawaii growth

After gaining popularity across the Mainland in the last year, organic hard kombucha brand JuneShine is now available in restaurants and retailers throughout the state. The San Diego-based company launched in the Islands in August, with September.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2019

McDonald’s expands delivery service in the Islands, nationwide

McDonald’s restaurants nationwide — including nearly 50 across the state — are growing their delivery options in a new partnership with DoorDash. Earlier this week, 47 McDonald’s on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island added the app-based delivery ser.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2019

HRA serves up support for restaurants

The Hawaii chapter of the National Restaurant Association supports the industry through legislative advocacy, professional development and educational programming, and informing members on the latest industry news and trends......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics at restaurants under legislation that aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 19th, 2019

NFL quarterback Marcus Mariota sends "love and support" to Hawaii residents affected by Kilauea eruption, Kauai flooding

Honolulu-born NFL star Marcus Mariota might be thousands of miles away from Hawaii, but his thoughts are with the people affected by the recent natural disasters that occurred in his home state. Mariota, the starting quarterback of NFL's Tennessee T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Mitch McConnell was heckled TWICE in one weekend by angry protesters

  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) left two restaurants in two days after he was confronted by protesters in his home state of Kentucky. Protesters are angry about his support for the Trump ad.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

Buyers of Hawaii rental housing portfolio seek modification to agreement with state

The joint v.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2018

Hawaii hospitals postpone procedures, seek supplies, update visiting policies

In response to the rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19, several Hawaii hospitals have postponed non-emergent surgeries, put out calls to the community for donations of personal protective equipment and updated visitation policies. Kaiser Per.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Hawaii issues RFQ for P3 partner to redevelop Aloha Stadium

The state of Hawaii on Friday posted a request for qualifications for prospective companies to participate in a public-private partnership to redevelop Aloha Stadium into a sports and entertainment complex that could include hotel, residential, reta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Here are resources nonprofits and private companies are offering amid COVID-19

Alongside state, local and federal governments, private companies and nonprofits are also gearing up to support workers and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read out guide to federal resources here. Read our guide to state resources here.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020

Here are the state resources available for businesses affected by COVID-19

A number of measures are being passed or implemented by the state government to support workers and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources include access to capital and lost wages and mortgage and tax deferments. The following is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2020