Local politicians, business leaders and labor organizers say Hawaii needs funds to reduce its dependence on petroleum, boost rail and improve wastewater systems.
The president will unveil his American Jobs Plan, which has the potential to infuse huge sums of money into the islands’ transportation and energy infrastructure.
Kenji Price’s replacement will be named by President Joe Biden.
But there is a need for some “labor savings,” although the governor declined to be more specific.
In just two years on the job, Hawaii’s top federal law enforcement officer has taken down some fearsome foes.
Now, Martin Kao faces federal charges of bank fraud and money laundering for allegedly bilking the coronavirus relief program of $12.8 million.
Martin Kao is a prolific political donor whose company, Navatek LLC, has received millions of dollars in federal contracts.
The former U.S. president endorsed more than 100 Democrats in races up and down the ballot across the country.
The agency released a new strategic plan that will focus its efforts on stopping illegal fishing that officials say erodes national security and destroys economies.