comscore House committee discusses COVID-19 impacts on Hawaii economy | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

House committee discusses COVID-19 impacts on Hawaii economy


The Hawaii State House Select Committee on COVID-19 Economic and Financial Preparedness reconvened today.

Today’s meeting included the introduction of two new committee members: Hawaii Farm Bureau executive director Brian Miyamoto and Hawaii Longline Association executive director Eric Kingma.

The committee also recieved updates from Rep. Ed Case and State Dept. of Taxation director Rona Suzuki; Dr. Mark Mugiishi also gave a presentation regarding a timetable for the reopening of Hawaii’s economy.

In addition, Rep. Richard Onishi shared details about the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program and how it will help Hawaii farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

To watch a recording of the proceeding visit Olelo’s website.

Comments (6)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up