$90 Million Appropriated for Hawai‘i Airport COVID-19 Screening

June 29, 2020

The Hawaiʻi Legislature on Friday appropriated $90 million for airport COVID-19 screening, including thermal screening systems, web-based traveler verification applications, traveler verification rooms, swab and testing facilities, security protocols, and a service contract for ramping up testing.

Senate Ways and Means Committee Chair Donovan Dela Cruz and House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke made the announcement saying the funds will be used at airports statewide to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Read more: https://mauinow.com/2020/06/27/90-million-appropriated-for-hawaii-airport-covid-19-screening/ 

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