Schatz Remains Committed to Recovery Effort in Puna

Schatz Will Rejoin Team in Puna on Tuesday


Honolulu, HI – Today, U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) announced he will rejoin his team, who have remained on the ground in Puna, on Tuesday to assist with the recovery efforts, specifically focusing on federal funds, the mitigation of albizia trees, and disaster recovery. Schatz will meet with state and county officials and continue his collaboration with community members from Puna.

“I said on Friday night that my commitment to Puna's recovery extends beyond any election or any election results, and I meant it,” Senator Schatz said. “This is going to take time and effort, and it won't be easy, but I will continue to do everything that I can to be helpful.”

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