|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:57:00 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, ENERGY: "Funding for Kahoolawe [HI] commission running out"|
Funding for Kahoolawe commission running out By Ben Gutierrez Hawaii News Now June 14, 2013WAILUKU, MAUI () - The Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission has approved a $2.9 million dollar budget for the coming fiscal year. But the money is coming from a trust fund that's quickly running dry.
Kahoolawe had been used for military exercises for more than 50 years. A $44 million trust fund was established when the federal government returned the island to the state, with the money going to the clean unexploded ordnance from the island, and for the commission's work.
"Manage the island, to continue the restoration work on the island, to bring people to Kahoolawe to experience Kahoolawe," said commission executive director Michael Naho'opi'i. "We feel this (budget) is as low as we can go and still accomplish all those tasks."
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/22589705/funding-for-kahoolawe- commission-running-out
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