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Gov. David Ige expected to make major announcements on Hawaii’s coronavirus vaccination incentives and travel goals – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-06-04 17:00:05 –

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File — Governor David Ige (Courtesy of Marco Garcia / Associated Press)

Honolulu (KHON2) – Governor David Ige will make a major announcement on Friday at 1:00 pm on vaccination incentives and state-wide travel goals.

The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) reported on Thursday that 52% of Hawaiian residents were fully vaccinated and 59% of the population were vaccinated at least once.

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Lieutenant Colonel Josh Green saidReally important announcementThe state predicts that it will reach 60% of fully vaccinated populations in a few weeks.

Last week, Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi said he had submitted an amended emergency order to Governor David Ige to move the county to the next state. Resume Strategy Tier 4This allows bars and restaurants to accommodate parties of up to 25 people.

Tier 4 allows nightlife clubs and dance clubs to operate under special requirements and restrictions. Dance in the bar or lounge is not allowed in the last three stages. Details of these restrictions have not yet been announced by the mayor’s office.

but Last week, the obligation to use outdoor masks was lifted, The rules in the room do not change.

At the press conference on Friday, DOH Director Dr. Elizabeth Char, Hawaii Healthcare Association of Hawaii Chairman and CEO Hilton Racel, HI Restaurant Association Executive Director Cheryl Matsuoka, and Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram attended.

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