Legislation puts Hawaii Hurricane Fund's future in doubt

Figler, Andrea
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/08/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30574, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on Hawaii legislators' review of legislative bills of relevance to the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund. Fund's study of ways to issue as much as $750 million of catastrophe bonds before a hurricane strikes; Fund's authority to issue at least $200 million of general obligation debt.


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