Hawaii companies awarded $337M in military contracts in August

The largest was a $245 million contract shared by six companies, including four from Hawaii, for Navy construction projects over the next five years.

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Hilo Hattie to distribute 175,000 face masks to military personnel

Hilo Hattie has entered into a contract with the United States Air Force to distribute 175,000 face masks over the next year for use across the United States, "The Store of Hawaii" announced this week.

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Military spending bill includes more than $300M for Hawaii construction projects

The $740.5 billion military spending bill that cleared the Senate Armed Services Committee this week includes more than $300 million for several construction projects at Army and Navy bases in Hawaii.

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Change in Navy contracting eliminates jobs at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

Defense giant BAE Systems is exiting the surface ship repair business at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard after a more than 10-year run, eliminating about 325 jobs and leaving some uncertainty whether the work sometimes topping $50 million per ship can be fully retained in Hawaii under new Navy contracting terms.

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