Emergency Conservation Program in Hawaii, 1995-2023

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 600

Recipients of Emergency Conservation Program from farms in Hawaii totaled $19,012,000 in from 1995-2023.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Emergency Conservation Program
1995-2023
1Kuahiwi Contractors IncNaalehu, HI 96772$459,984
2Gomes Ranch LLCKailua Kona, HI 96745$406,165
3Kukaiau Ranch LLCHilo, HI 96720$400,000
4Parker Ranch IncKamuela, HI 96743$372,726
5Merle BeckerPahala, HI 96777$344,580
6Palani Ranch Company IncHolualoa, HI 96725$324,038
7Keane IranonVolcano, HI 96785$283,363
8Double N Ranch LLCVolcano, HI 96785$279,512
9April Alohalani WanaHilo, HI 96720$276,850
10Kohala Nursery IncKapaau, HI 96755$272,688
11Freddy Nobriga Enterprises IncHilo, HI 96720$252,958
12S C Ranch Co IncPaauilo, HI 96776$242,891
13Kauai Coffee Company IncKalaheo, HI 96741$241,715
14Jerry EgamiKealakekua, HI 96750$240,147
15George Hirowatari Farms LLCNinole, HI 96773$239,076
16Stanton I LooKamuela, HI 96743$227,181
17Calvin Riley LouisPahala, HI 96777$221,388
18Walter D AndradeNaalehu, HI 96772$218,196
19Kk Ranch IncPaauilo, HI 96776$208,822
20Hawaiian Sunshine Farms IncPapaikou, HI 96781$200,000

* USDA data are not "transparent" for many payments made to recipients through most cooperatives. Recipients of payments made through most cooperatives, and the amounts, have not been made public. To see ownership information, click on the name, then click on the link that is titled Ownership Information.

** EWG has identified this recipient as a bank or lending institution that received the payment because the payment applicant had a loan requiring any subsidy payments go to the lender first. In 2019, the information provided to EWG by USDA began to include the entity that received the payment, rather than the person or entity that applied for it, which was previously provided. This move to shield subsidy recipients from disclosure enables USDA to further evade taxpayer accountability. Six percent of subsidy dollars went to banks, lending institutions, or the Farm Service Agency.”

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