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:
Review and assess current state departmental plans and procedures;
Review and assess whether state departmental plans and procedures are properly and timely implemented to safeguard public health and safety; and
To communicate and disseminate information obtained therefrom.
The special committee will be meeting with the following:
1:00 PM Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
MG Kenneth Hara, Incident Commander
1:30 PM Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
Administrator Dennis Ling, Business Development and Support Division
2:00 PM Small Business Administration
Ms. Jane A. Sawyer, District Director, US Small Business Administration Hawaii District Office
2:30 PM Department of Human Resources Development
Director Ryker Wada
`Ōlelo Channel 49
YouTube livestream: https://youtu.be/WzLv5jCs0TA
The special committee members are: Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Senator Jarrett Keohokalole, Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Senator Donna Mercado Kim, Senator Sharon Y. Moriwaki, and Senator Kurt Fevella.