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Hawai‘i State Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 reconvenes on Thursday, April 30

The Special Committee will convene to assess and advise the Senate regarding the State of Hawaii's COVID-19 plans and procedures to include, but not limited to:

  1. Confirm the development of the state departmental plans and procedures;

  2. Review and assess current state departmental plans and procedures;

  3. Review and assess whether state departmental plans and procedures are properly and timely implemented to safeguard public health and safety; and

  4. To communicate and disseminate information obtained therefrom.

The committee will be meeting with the following:

11:30 a.m. Department of Education

Ms. Phyllis Unebasami, Deputy Superintendent

12:30 p.m. Department of Transportation

Mr. Jade Butay, Director

Hawai'i Tourism Authority

Mr. Chris Tatum, CEO

Airlines Committee of Hawai'i

To be determined

2:00 p.m. Department of Health

Dr. Bruce Anderson, Director

Dr. Sarah Park, State Epidemiologist

3:00 p.m. Hawai'i COVID-19 Public Health Recovery Taskforce

Dr. Mark Mugiishi

Please note that there may be committee members or invited speakers participating remotely via video or teleconference.

The meeting will be available for live viewing on ‘Olelo Channel 49 on O‘ahu and will go out live for pick up by neighbor island public access channels. The meeting will also be streamed live on

No public testimony will be accepted.

If you require special assistance, please call 586-6800 or email your request to

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