ⓘ Our response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

COVID-19 Response & Relief Efforts

Get updated on the latest COVID-19 information

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues to evolve, HEC is focused on working with leadership to help flatten the curve and create strategies for relief and recovery.

HEC is also committed to helping provide information, resources, and to encourage community connection and engagement. Through a partnership with Ryan Tsuji and Yunji De Nies, a daily Facebook live conversation takes place at 10 a.m. on the Star Advertiser page, which also airs live on Honolulu magazine and 1500 AM KHKA (CBS Radio). Guest to the show have included: Mayor Kirk Caldwell; Scott Murakami, director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; and Connie Mitchell, executive director of Institute of Human Services.

The COVID-19 Care Conversation

Join COVID-19 Care Conversation sponsored by the Hawai’i Executive Collaborative, live every weekday at 10:30 a.m. Yunji de Nies and Ryan Kalei Tsuji will discuss the latest news, resources and community concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in Hawaii.

Get Involved


The Hawaii Community Foundation created the Hawaii Resilience Fund to rapidly deploy resources to nonprofit organizations who are assisting those in most need. The fund is also helping to expand regional test sites and screenings for houseless individuals. 

Business Support

Here are a list of resources for employers and employees

COVID-19 Information

For the latest updates on Covid-19, please visit the Hawaii State Department of Health’s dedicated site.