Business Report: 6/23/16

Business Report: 6/23/16

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The federal government seeks bids for 600-foot floating wind turbines 14 miles off the coast of Kaena Point, northwest tip of Oahu. At least two companies have done so. The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said so at the Clean Energy Summit ending today at Hilton Hawaiian Village.

The Honolulu Charter Commission is ready to brief the public on proposed amendments to the city charter. The first outreach meeting is Monday, 6 p.m., Honolulu Hale.

The Hawaii Restaurant Association reminds us that you have one week to send in Hall of Fame nominations. The deadline is the 30th - gala is in September.

Just three weeks to the Hawaii Coffee Association annual conference and cupping competition. It's mid-July at the King Kamehameha, at the north end of the seawall in Kona.

Finance Factors will serve Breakfast With Aloha, its 21st annual charity breakfast, supporting Kupu, a youth and environmental nonprofit. This year's event will be July 15.

Hawaii is getting $2.7 million in new federal funding through Americorps. The money will help support more than 500 AmeriCorps members working in Hawaii.

If you have signature control over a bank account in another country, you have until June 30 to file Form 114 with the IRS, the FBAR form. Not Fubar, FBAR! Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts.

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