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August 31, 2020 In The News
The Hawaii health and public safety directors are the latest in a series of departures.
State Health Director Bruce Anderson and Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda, the embattled directors of the state health department and prison system, are leaving Gov. David Ige’s Cabinet, officials announced Monday.
August 30, 2020 In The News
The state's infection surge shows the risk of complacency, say local officials who fault the governor for neglecting basic public health measures.
Hawaii’s control of the coronavirus has swiftly unraveled this summer, transforming what was the nation’s best-performing state into one of the worst.
August 28, 2020 Page
COVID-19 Coronavirus Response Update
August 28, 2020
Aloha from the office of U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard!
Senators Mazie K. Hirono and Brian Schatz, and Representatives Tulsi Gabbard and Ed Case wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging him to extend child nutrition waivers to assist schools and community organizations in feeding students during the coming school year.
Washington, DC—Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Deb Haaland (NM-01), Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), and Betty McCollum (MN-04) led 86 Members of Congress in sending a letter to Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Doctor Robert Redfield condemning, urging the immediate halt of, and demanding an explanation for the recent modifications to COVID-19 testing guidelines that suggest not all those exposed to COVID-19 need to be tested.