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  • Writer's pictureHawai'i House Democrats

House Informational Briefing to Review State's COVID-19 Vaccination Program

WHO: Representative John M. Mizuno, Chair of the House Health Committee

WHAT: Informational briefing on the status of the state's vaccination plan

WHEN: Thursday, November 5

10 a.m.

WHERE: Hawaiʻi State Capitol       

                  Live via videoconference streamed to

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – The House of Representatives continues its series of public informational briefings Nov. 5 as part of our continuing effort to gather and disseminate critical information on government plans and initiatives underway to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

This Health Committee informational briefing will inform the public about Hawaiʻi’s statewide COVID-19 vaccination program, the concerns and challenges specific to Hawaiʻi that will need to be addressed to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the state’s vaccination program, the process in which the Department of Health will be finalizing the state program and working with community stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of the state vaccination program. 

House Health Committee Informational Briefing will hear reports from:

  • Ronald G. Balajadia M. S., Chief, Immunization Branch, Hawaiʻi State Department of Health 

  • Robert Hirokawa, CEO, Hawaii Primary Care Association 

  • David L. Swerdlow, M.D., Senior Director, Global COVID Vaccine Medical Lead, Medical Development & Scientific/Clinical Affairs of Pfizer Vaccines

No public testimony will be accepted.

The informational briefing will be livestreamed at

The weekly briefings will continue through the end of the year. Upcoming briefing topics include the State’s Safe Travels and Tourism Re-opening Plan.

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