Honolulu, Hawai‘i – Senate President Ron Kouchi (D-Kauai) made the following statement today after Governor David Ige issued a statewide stay-at-home order effective Wednesday, March 25 at 12:01 a.m. to slow the spread of COVID-19.
“I strongly support Governor Ige’s decision to issue this stay-at-home order. It is critical that we act now to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect our community from this disease. This action is a huge sacrifice that we could have never imagined a year ago, but we must face this challenge. All of us working together can stem the tide of COVID-19. I thank the Governor for implementing our recommendation for the stay-at-home order.”