COUNTIES START RE-OPENING MEDIUM-RISK BUSINESSES, OPERATIONS
News Release from Office of the Governor, May 22, 2020
HONOLULU – In accordance with Gov. David Ige’s eighth supplemental emergency proclamation, the counties of O‘ahu, Maui and Kaua‘i are allowing medium-risk businesses and operations to re-open.
Kaua‘i Mayor Derek Kawakami today issued Emergency Rule #10 which allows the immediate re-opening, with restrictions, of public and private pools, places of worship, outdoor tour activities, salons and barbershops, all cleaning and construction work, and one-on-one personal services such as fitness, tutoring, music lessons and similar activities.
On O‘ahu, Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed an emergency order, allowing restaurants to re-open in-person table service starting June 5, with restrictions. Mayor Caldwell’s office also announced that in-person spiritual services may also be conducted starting May 23, also with restrictions.
Earlier, Maui Mayor Michael Victorino announced that restaurants will be allowed to re-open for in-person table service starting June 5 with safety restrictions.
Gov. Ige expects a request for approval for re-opening from Hawai‘i Island Mayor Harry Kim in the coming days.