Schatz Statement on Approval of Disaster Declaration


HONOLULU – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s approval of a presidential disaster declaration that will bring significant relief to communities on Hawai‘i Island impacted by the volcanic eruption of Kilauea. 

“We are appreciative of the good and quick work of our federal partners as we navigate this difficult and unpredictable disaster. This declaration will help our state and county governments and our community manage this ongoing disaster, and eventually it will help us with recovery.”

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