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We're in this together.


Today, we are taking dramatic steps to stem the coronavirus contagion, which has infected hundreds of people on our shores. Actions like sheltering-in-place may seem severe, but they are necessary to safeguard public health. After all, we can restore our economy, but we cannot revive lost loved ones.

While this is a difficult time for the islands, I believe that we will emerge from this crisis more resilient and better connected to one another. If you need any help, please don't hesitate to contact my office. We're here for you, always.


Follow the links below to obtain support in handling COVID-19, including information about receiving unemployment insurance, applying for small business loans, and locating sites at which meals are being delivered for our keiki. To volunteer ideas or resources to help our state's recovery, you can submit them here


Be safe. Our community will get through this as one 'ohana, stronger than ever. 

Hawai'i State COVID-19 website: Click here for the state's information hub about coronavirus, including basic ways to keep you and your family safe.


Sen. Brian Schatz resource guide: Click here to review the resource guide for obtaining federal assistance that was released by the office of Sen. Brian Schatz.

Stimulus check status update: Click here to check on the status of your federal stimulus payment.


DOE meals list: Click here for information about where the Hawai'i Department of Education is offering free meals to keiki in need. 


Unemployment benefits: Click here for to apply for unemployment benefits. If you have difficulty with the website, call (808) 762-5752. 

Unemployment benefit status check: Click here to check the status of your application for unemployment assistance. 


Shelter-in-place order: Click here for information about Gov. David Ige's shelter-in-place order, including what's open and what's closed for business.  


Labor benefits fact sheet: Click here to read the Hawai'i Department of Labor's benefits fact sheet and learn how you can receive assistance if your job has been impacted by COVID-19. 


Small business assistance: Click here to apply for small business disaster relief if your business has been impaired by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Scams and Price Gouging: Click here to report scams and price gouging to the Hawai'i Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' Office of Consumer Protection.

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