U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz joined Spotlight Hawaii this morning to voice his support for Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s decision to keep Oahu in the Tier 3 reopening plan.
Among the other topics:
>> Schatz discussed the economic relief that is now funneling into the state. President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan allocates roughly $6 billion for Hawaii.
>> He addressed the financial concerns of the Honolulu rail project.
>> Schatz urged residents to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible. Learn more here.
Spotlight Hawaii, which shines a light on issues affecting Hawaii, airs live 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Facebook page. Join Ryan Kalei Tsuji and Yunji de Nies this month for a conversation with guests. Click here to watch previous conversations and to view the rest of this month’s schedule.