Misc. Disaster Payments in 2nd District of Hawaii (Rep. Tulsi Gabbard), 2019‡

Subsidy Recipients 1 to 20 of 318

Recipients of Misc. Disaster Payments from farms in 2nd District of Hawaii (Rep. Tulsi Gabbard) totaled $3,350,000 in in 2019‡.

Rank Recipient
(* ownership information available)
Location Misc. Disaster Payments
2019
1Smart Direct,llc *Hilo, HI 96720$256,441
2Orchids Paradise LLCPahoa, HI 96778$250,659
3Robert WytoskyPahoa, HI 96778$125,000
4Richard HuynhPepeekeo, HI 96783$123,691
5Christy HoPepeekeo, HI 96783$117,250
6Sammi Quay SanPepeekeo, HI 96783$113,969
7Orchid Plantation Inc *Keaau, HI 96749$113,961
8Hoi Trung HoPepeekeo, HI 96783$112,166
9Mathew SanPepeekeo, HI 96783$110,105
10Austin HoPepeekeo, HI 96783$107,058
11Lucy SanPepeekeo, HI 96783$104,590
12Sam HoPepeekeo, HI 96783$97,299
13Kula Country Farms LLC *Kula, HI 96790$91,130
14Lily ZengHilo, HI 96720$84,751
15Trieu NguyenPepeekeo, HI 96783$81,273
16Trac Xuan DoanPepeekeo, HI 96783$59,210
17Ted HoPepeekeo, HI 96783$56,747
18Loe Farm Inc *Kula, HI 96790$51,950
19Dung Quoc NguyenPepeekeo, HI 96783$51,065
20Chuc T DoanKeaau, HI 96749$47,469

* 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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‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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