The Jobs & Business Working Group, chaired by Representatives Daniel Holt and Andrew Takuya Garrett, is set to hold a public meeting on Tuesday, November 21st at 2 pm. The purpose of the working group is to discuss the draft report and gather input from the public on evaluating Maui’s unemployment rate, approaches to restarting business activity, and the impact of tourism statewide. This aligns with House Rule 17 and House Resolution 224 (2023), which established interim House working groups to analyze specific topics related to the Lahaina wildfire and make recommendations for appropriate legislative action.
The panel consists of representatives Terez Amato, Trish La Chica, Rachele F. Lamosao, Scot Z. Matayoshi, Dee Morikawa, Nadine K. Nakamura, Mark M. Nakashima, Sean Quinlan, and Gene Ward. The working group will conduct the meeting via video conference and in-person at Conference Room 329 at the Hawai’i State Capitol. Interested parties can review the meeting agenda and register to provide testimony on the website
The public is welcome to participate in-person or virtually at this meeting