Big Island tabbed for $73 million of DHHL’s $600 million

In this 2022 file photo, Moses Crabbe gives a blessing during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands’ agricultural lots in Honomu. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

The Big Island’s share of $600 million appropriated to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands last year will be divided between two projects, according to the plan outlined in a report by the department.