The University of Hawaii will receive $49,970 in grant funding to help conduct a feasibility study for UH Maui College’s (UHMC) Food Innovation Center. “Building capacity and expanding skill sets in farmers, ranchers and entrepreneurs are the fundamental building blocks necessary for successful businesses,” said Kanazawa who announced release of the funds. The funding is being provided through the USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business Opportunity Grant Program. Its goal is to promote sustainable economic development in rural communities with exceptional needs.
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