The hotel was recently acquired by Peter Savio, a Honolulu-based developer, after the hotelâs lease under its previous owner was set to expire.
The funds, announced Friday by United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, are part of the Regional Conservation Partnership Program.
Two of the sworn-in sheriffs will be assigned roles in Kona. The additional six will be assigned roles on Oahu.
Created by Annie Cusick Wood and presented by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth, âThe Tiny Treeâ explores what tiny trees and tiny children have in common.
A total of eight scholarships totaling $15,500 will be distributed to qualified high school seniors on the Big Island.
Only one case remains âpotentially infectiousâ according to the Hawai'i Department of Health.
The incident stemmed from a April 25, 2015 occurrence where Travis R. Sanders, 36, disobeyed the orders of a Park Ranger at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.