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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, March 19, 2010

HTA helps fund jazz event, Narcissus Festival, more

Advertiser Staff

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has awarded more than $1.4 million to help fund 120 events and projects statewide.

HTA president and CEO Mike McCartney said the state agency remains committed to supporting programs that enhance and diversify Hawai'i's tourism product.

Funds are going to the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii's Narcissus Festival in Honolulu, the Big Island Farm Bureau's Western Week Festival and the Kauai Concert Association's Red Clay Jazz Festival, among other events.