Hawaii Delays Reopening Tourism Until September

Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head Mountain in Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaii
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Travelers must be patient before visiting paradise, as Hawaii has delayed reopening tourism for out-of-state visitors until Sept. 1, while coronavirus cases rise in both the mainland and the Aloha State.

During a Monday news conference, Gov. David Ige announced that he’s waiting another month to waive a 14-day quarantine requirement for out-of-state visitors who test negative for COVID-19. Ige cited an increasing number of local cases, “uncontrolled” outbreaks in several US mainland states and a shortage of testing supplies, the Associated Press reports.

Officials also anticipate case numbers to surge when Hawaiian public schools reopen in early August.

Read more at The Hill.



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