County spent 80% of $80 million CARES funds

  • Food distribution and production as of Nov. 21 (Hawaii County Department of Research and Development)

  • Hawaii County summary of CARES spending as reported to the state on Dec. 10.

With just a month remaining to spend it or send it back, Hawaii County government had used about 80% of the $80 million in federal coronavirus relief funds it received in March, according to the November update the county sent to the state Thursday.