City offers funding to Leeward community groups for third year

HONOLULU (KHNL) - The City is offering a major benefits package for Leeward Oahu community projects to help offset the impact of the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill for the third year.

A total of $1 million will be provided to community-based nonprofit groups that address needs or concerns in Makakilo, Kalaeloa, Kapolei, Honokai Hale/Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Nanakuli, Maili, Waianae, Makaha and Keaau.

Mayor Mufi Hannemann says he is happy to continue this program for Leeward communities and residents.

"I am pleased with the results thus far and hope that these service providers will continue to participate in the Leeward Coast Community Benefits program," said the mayor.  "I hope others will also consider applying for funding for other services these communities may need."

Applications will be available beginning June 16 at:

  • Community Assistance Division - Department of Community Services, 2nd Floor, Kapolei Hale, 1000 Uluohia Street, #204, and;
  • Oahu Work Links Program, Waianae Community Center, 85-670 Farrington Highway, Room #6
  • Online by clicking on the City of Honolulu's Web site link on this page.

The deadline to submit an application is 4:00 p.m. on August 1.