On May 18, 2020, Governor David Ige released “Beyond Recovery: Reopening Hawai‘i“, Hawai‘i’s strategic plan to reopen and reshape the economy. This plan includes “Impact to Daily Life” charts based upon health, economic, and community-based indicators.

COVID-19 remains one of the most difficult challenges that the State and the University has ever faced. Much of this is because conditions surrounding the virus continue to change and evolve. In June 2020, many states that had reopened their economy began to reverse their course due to the large number of new, daily infections. Hawai‘i has been fortunate to maintain an overall low infection count. Nonetheless, as a college we have to be prepared for the inevitable changes that will occur.