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HI - Maui nonprofit receives grant to address coastal resilience

Nonprofit Maui Nui Marine Resource Council was among the 49 recipients nationwide to receive grant funding to support coastal resilience in the South Maui community.

Nonprofit Maui Nui Marine Resource Council was among the 49 recipients nationwide to receive grant funding to support coastal resilience in the South Maui community.

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the NOAA announced $39.5 million in new grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund that will support environmental projects in 28 states.

The Maui Nui Marine Resource Council was awarded $210,000, with $225,000 to be provided by the organization in matching funds, for a total of $435,000 for its project “Conducting Site Assessments and Planning to Address Recurring Coastal Flooding” to address the impacts of Hapapa watershed on in Kihei’s coastal areas.

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