Governor Ige said the stay-at-home order will run through May 31 because the state hasn’t flatended the COVID-19 infection curve yet.
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|Governor Ige’s 6th emergency proclamation extends restrictions through May
In a decision that was largely expected but nonetheless will be a major blow to thousands of shuttered Hawaiʻi businesses struggling to stay afloat, the governor has extended the statewide stay-at-home order along with the mandatory quarantine for travelers through May 31. Gov. Ige announced the extension Saturday saying Hawaiʻi has made significant progress in stopping the spread of coronavirus but lifting restrictions too early could drive up cases quickly. Hawaii News Now. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaiʻi Public Radio. Big Island Video News.
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