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Hawaii Gov. David Ige extends SNAP emergency proclamation

Gov. David Ige has signed a fourth emergency proclamation allowing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program emergency allotment benefits to continue in the state in line with the federal COVID emergency … The proclamation extends the disaster emergency relief period to Nov. 18.

“Food insecurity is just one of the lingering effects of the pandemic, and SNAP benefits provide Hawaii families with nutritious food,” said Ige in a news release. “It’s important for families to reach out so they can get the help they need.”

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