The four minority members are split 2-2 on who should represent the chamber. Meanwhile, the party’s chair has resigned over controversial tweets.
The Health Department says it’s part of a prioritized schedule for COVID-19.
The new caucus will advocate for issues members say are not getting the attention they deserve.
Past proposals have perished at the Hawaii Legislature, but the success of mail-in voting suggests a favorable sea change.
They include Laura Thielen for Parks and Recreation and Dean Uchida for Planning and Permitting.