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  • Four Seasons guests will enjoy premier access to Jet Edge’s Large Cabin Point-to-Point fleet on flights to the Hawaiian Islands, featuring the highest caliber Gulfstream and Bombardier aircraft. Once guests touch down in Hawaii, they will be treated to white glove service from the Four Seasons’ award-winning staff. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Hawaii Energy awards over $1M in grants to nonprofits, small businesses

Hawaii Energy announced Monday that it has awarded over $1 million in funding to 331 nonprofits and small businesses in Oahu, Maui and Hawaii counties through its Energy Relief Grant program.

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Hawaii Energy launched the program in August 2020 to help fund energy efficiency improvements for nonprofits, small businesses and other qualifying organizations experiencing economic loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Energy Relief Grants were awarded in two rounds, and each recipient was awarded up to $25,000 in grants. Businesses may use the funding to cover eligible energy efficiency projects including, but not limited to, upgrades to inefficient air conditioning units, lighting retrofits, commercial kitchen equipment and solar water heaters. The funding may also be used to cover eligible expenses for the projects, such as parts, accessories, and other materials necessary for installation, labor for removal of equipment, site preparations and installation, and shipping costs.

A total of 251 nonprofits and small businesses in Oahu, Maui and Hawaii counties received Energy Relief Grants, including 165 businesses on Oahu, 31 businesses in Maui County and 55 businesses on Hawaii Island. Among the Hawaii Island businesses receiving grants were Berj Corporation (My Bar), Honokaa Country Market, Hilo Food Hub – Refrigeration, Hilo Beach House LLC, and Ahualoa Farms.

Jet Edge announces partnership with Four Seasons Resorts Hawaii

Jet Edge, the global leader in full-service private aviation, recently announced a new partnership with Four Seasons Resorts Hawaii collection.

The collaboration combines elevated large cabin private jet flights with island escapes at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Four Seasons Resort Oahu, and Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort.

“Jet Edge always aims to exceed our clients’ expectations,” said Bill Papariella, CEO of Jet Edge. “We are excited to partner with the renowned Four Seasons brand to offer our clients exceptional in-flight and island experiences with the Four Seasons Resorts Hawaii. Our aircraft owners and charter flyers will enjoy unique benefits and experiences through our Four Seasons Resorts Hawaii collection partnership, as we continue working with leading brands that share our dedicated commitment to the highest level of service and safety.”

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Four Seasons guests will enjoy premier access to Jet Edge’s Large Cabin Point-to-Point fleet on flights to the Hawaiian Islands, featuring the highest caliber Gulfstream and Bombardier aircraft. Once guests touch down in Hawaii, they will be treated to white glove service from the Four Seasons’ award-winning staff.

For additional details on this exclusive partnership and package rates, contact the Jet Edge charter specialist for the Four Seasons partnership at fs@flyjetedge.com or 818.933.6515.

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