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VIDEO: U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz supports Mayor Blangiardi’s decision to keep Oahu in Tier 3

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                                Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, spoke about the coronavirus. March 3, on Capitol Hill, in Washington.

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    Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, spoke about the coronavirus. March 3, on Capitol Hill, in Washington.

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.

Watch via the video above or visit our Facebook page. View the rest of this month’s schedule.


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.


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