Trump approves Ige’s request to extend federal funding for Hawaii National Guard COVID-19 assistance

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Members of the Hawaii Army National Guard gather information for a family getting tested for COVID-19 at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020.

The federal government has approved Gov. David Ige’s request for an extension of funding that will allow the Hawaii National Guard to continue with COVID-19 assistance across the state through March 31, 2021.