WATCH: Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 discusses plans for reopening the economy

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HONOLULU (KHON) — The Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 convened again on Thursday, June 4 to assess and advise the Senate regarding the State of Hawaii’s COVID-19 plans and procedures for reopening the economy and the plans for economic recovery.

Watch the briefing here.

The following are scheduled to speak at the meeting:

1:00 p.m.

  • Dr. Eugene Tian, Chief State Economist

1:30 p.m.

  • Mr. Len Higashi, Acting Executive Director, Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
  • Mr. Scott Glenn, Chief Energy Officer, Hawaii State Energy Office
  • Mr. Dennis Ling, Administrator, Business Development & Support Division
  • Mr. Greg Barbour, Executive Director, Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
  • Mr. Rodrigo Romo, Program Director, Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
  • Mr. David Sikkink, Administrator, Foreign Trade Zone Division
  • Ms. Georja Skinner, Chief Officer, Creative Industries Division           
  • Mr. Chris Tatum, CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority 

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.

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