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Hawaii to receive $23M in funding to protect surface, drinking water

Hawaii will receive $23.4 million for assistance in protecting surface water and providing drinking water to its communities, the Environmental Protection Agency announced. The funding, which is part of $2.7 billion being distributed across the c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

After pipeline scare, city wonders what it can do to protect drinking water

Though city council could vote to oppose pipeline construction across the aquifer, it can't actually do anything to stop it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2019

HTA to fund 34 environmental programs in 2020

Hawaii Tourism Authority will fund 34 programs throughout the state that work to protect the environment in 2020. The funding, which was announced last week, is provided through the Transient Accommodations Tax as part of HTA’s Aloha Aina program.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2019

Civil engineers group gives Hawaii a D+ grade for infrastructure

Most of Hawaii’s infrastructure systems, including those for roads, schools, drinking water and stormwater, are in such poor condition that the local chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has given the state an overall grade of “D-plus.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2019

Hawaii to receive $2.6B to improve Army facilities across state

Army installations across Hawaii will receive $2.6 billion in funding over a 32-year period to build and upgrade facilities, as part of he Army’s Hawaii Infrastructure Readiness Initiative. According to a statement released by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2018

Elemental Excelerator gets additional $30M from Navy

Elemental Excelerator said it will receive an additional $30 million from the Office of Naval Research, raising the Navy’s total funding commitment to more than $60 million. The Navy first provided $30 million to the Hawaii-based innovation accelera.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

Hawaii airports to receive close to $30M in federal infrastructure grants

Hawaii's airports will receive close to $30 million in federal funding for infrastructure and safety upgrades under the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program. The FAA will award almost $617 million in AIP grants nationwide, wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

Hawaii receives over $400K in federal funding to curb diesel pollution

Hawaii will receive more than $400,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to curb harmful pollution from diesel vehicles in the state. The $411,578 grant is part of the Diesel Emission Reductions Act, which is admini.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

These startups — including 3 from St. Louis — won spots in Capital Innovators" newest cohort

Capital Innovators has announced the seven startups that will make up the St. Louis-based accelerator’s spring 2020 cohort. Each of the seven companies will receive $50,000 in seed funding, as well as access to mentoring, networking and coworkin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

Kona airport to receive $3.7M in federal funding for improvements

The Federal Aviation Administration will put more than $3.7 million toward safety improvements at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced on Wednesday. The funding, which is granted through the FA.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2020

I spent a week following the 7 steps to Finnish happiness, and found drinking alone plus an ice-water plunge actually made me more relaxed

Rachel Hosie/Insider Finland was named the happiest country in the world in 2019 for the second year running in the annua.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 16th, 2020

Carriers And Shippers Call For Long-Term Infrastructure Funding

U.S. lawmakers negotiating new surface transportation legislation will need to include a long-term infrastructure funding plan if they're going to satisfy the nation's truck, rail and ocean carriers, as well as the carriers' customers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2020

The Alkaline Water Company Reports Record Third Quarter Results

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (NASDAQ and TSXV: WTER) (the "Company"), a producer of bottled alkaline drinking water, flavored infused waters, and CBD infused produc.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 10th, 2020

Wellness influencers are promoting not drinking any water at all, and health experts say it"s "ridiculous"

Sophie P.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 8th, 2020

Ohio universities land more than $5M in funding — here"s how much Wright State, UD got

Two Dayton-area universities will receive more than $700,000 this year from a state-sponsored funding pool designed to advance collaborative research in several areas. Wright State University and the University of Dayton were among nine universit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020

Dayton-area child care organizations receive $2M in funding

Dayton-area organizations are expanding their access to quality child care, thanks to new funding. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services named the recipients of nine grants totaling to more than $6.2 million. Of this funding, just over $2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2020

Five Dayton-area charter schools land more than $3M in state funding

Several charter schools in the Greater Dayton region will receive additional funding this year through a new state-funded grant program. The program, called the Quality Community School Support Fund, was established in Ohio's most recent budget bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 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

15 US Places With More Than One Time Zone

The United States, the third-largest nation in the world by land and water, is divided into six time zones: Hawaii-Aleutian Time, Alaska Time, Pacific Time, Mountain Time, Central Time, and Eastern........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 27th, 2020

Why this executive"s funding approach prioritizes STEM

When Lori Teranishi took over as chair of the Girl Scouts of Hawaii last spring, she inherited an $8.2 million capital campaign to build the nonprofit’s STEM Center for Excellence at Camp Paumalu on Oahu’s North Shore......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

The best small safes for your home or office

A small home safe can protect cash, jewelry, important documents, and other materials against theft, fire, and water damage, and.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020