County mayors meet with Gov. Ige about relaxing more COVID restrictions – Honolulu, Hawaii

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Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-10-09 03:32:46 –

Honolulu (KHON2) —Governor David Ige said he hopes to sign orders to Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island next to relax COVID restrictions after much discussion and meetings. .. Mayor Michael Victorino of Maui said he wants the same, as Oahu gave a green light on Friday.

“The Governor had a timeline he was working on, and now that he has given Oahu OK, many of the same requests have been made by this county and my administration,” said Mayor Michael of Maui. Victorino said.

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Mayor Victorino was unable to discuss the details of the proposed changes, but hopes that the governor will approve his request within the next week.

“We guarantee that companies in the hospitality industry, agriculture, and all healthcare fields, large and small, will be happy to hear some of these changes,” said Mayor Victorino.

On the Big Island, county rally restrictions remain the same, but they can change soon.

“We went down to 10 and 10 because we saw what was happening in our hospital,” said Mitch Ross, Mayor of Hawaii County. “As the numbers go down, we’re looking into it now, and even some of the protocols we had for some events. We’re considering loosening some of these protocols. “

Both the Big Island and Kauai have already organized event options.Mayor Derek Kawakami of Kauai County said Garden Isle continues for now State emergency order..

“Some people may want to relax those restrictions, but for now it’s best to leave them as they are,” said Mayor Kawakami.

The governor said he would work with counties to meet specific needs, with health and safety in mind. Authorities urged the public to comply with current rules until more restrictions were relaxed.

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“Please join me to do the right thing for now until the county-wide regulation is further relaxed,” said Mayor Victorino.

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