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|Hawai‘i leaders plan to avoid imposing restrictions even as infections surge
New COVID-19 cases remained in the triple-digit range for the fifth day in a row Monday, but state and city leaders don’t want to bring back restrictions that were eased July 8. Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi said moving back to Tier 4 is not an option. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Now.
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|Following backlash, O‘ahu eateries hesitant to ask customers for vaccination status
Restaurants and bars can do away with social distancing if customers provide proof of vaccination or negative test results. But requesting those documents has triggered angry responses. KITV4. Hawaii News Now.
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|Hawai‘i County reinstates free COVID-19 testing amid uptick in cases
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