Author: Melanie Kim

Governor Ige’s Seventh Supplementary Proclamation

On May 5, 2020, Gov. Ige issued a Seventh Supplementary Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency. “Critical trades,” including “Building and Construction Tradesmen and Tradeswomen” continue to be identified as “Essential and Designated Businesses or Operations.”  See Paragraph III.A.10 on pages 6 and 7.  In...

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Interview on COVID-19 with Mike Formby

Hawaii Business Magazine interviewed PRP's Executive Director, Mike Formby, where he shared his thoughts about how PRP and the construction industry are making adjustments during COVID-19. How are you coping amid COVID-19 crisis? First and foremost, the safety and good health of our construction contractors, their construction...

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Covid-19 Resources for Businesses and Individuals / Families

Businesses: Small Business Administration: The SBA has several programs and initiatives to assist small businesses. (https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19) Payroll Protection Program (https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program-ppp)Disaster Loan Assistance (https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/) SBA Debt Relief (https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/sba-debt-relief) Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism: DBEDT also has links out to the SBA resources, as well as other local resources. ...

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