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  • Writer's pictureHawai'i House Democrats

House Committee on Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Briefing on CARES Relief Funds Programs

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – The House Committee on Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness will hold an informational briefing on the status of Hawaiʻi’s CARES Relief Funds (CRF) programs at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6.

The Committee will hear reports from:

· Budget & Finance (Deputy Director Robert Yu – 15 minutes)

· State CRF Programs

a. Hawaiʻi Restaurant Card (Executive Director Gwen Yamamoto Lau, HGIA – 10 minutes)

b. Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program (Chief Planner Janice Takahashi, HHFDC – 10 minutes

c. Unemployment Insurance (Director Anne Perreira-Eustaquio, DLIR – 10 minutes)

d. Child Care Stimulus Grant Program (Director Cathy Betts, DHS – 10 minutes)

e. Hawaiʻi Business Pivot Grant Program (Sherry Menor-McNamara, COCH – 10 minutes)

No public testimony will be accepted.

The informational briefing will be livestreamed at


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