• Queen’s birthday grant. Office of Economic Development Director Teena Rasmussen told the County Council’s Budget and Finance Committee on Wednesday that her office currently is reviewing unpaid invoices for a $100,000 grant for a celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Queen Ka’ahumanu. The grant was awarded to Council Member Alika Atay’s executive assistant Brian Bardellini; there were reports that some vendors for two March events remain unpaid. Rasmussen said that she did not know how long this process would take.
The story that began on Page A1 and continued on Page A4 on Thursday incorrectly stated how long the Office of Economic Development’s review of invoices would take.
The Maui News apologizes for the error.
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