Thus, the authorities decided to support residents who have lost or are unable to find jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic.
In Hawaii, the unemployed will receive 500 dollars each. This is reported by the local channel Khon2.
You can spend the money only on hiking in the state restaurants from October 20 to December 15. According to the Honolulu Civil Beat, about 100 thousand people will be able to get a card, they do not need to submit a special application for this.
It is specified that the card will act on the principle of gift вЂ” it will not be possible to recharge it when the money runs out.
вЂњHawaii Restaurant Card will be available only in state restaurants, and the funds can be spent not only on food but also on tips and alcohol,вЂќ вЂ” the program's authors report.
In their opinion, such assistance will support not only the restaurant industry but also other participants in the chain, such as local farmers.
In total, the government will allocate $75 million for the initiative.