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Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi to detail phased reopening plan that eases COVID restrictions for managed events – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-10-27 18:30:52 –

Honolulu (KHON2) — Mayor of Honolulu, Rick Blangiardi, will hold a press conference Wednesday at 1:30 pm to discuss the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions on Oahu.

The mayor details a phased reopening plan to lift restrictions on indoor and outdoor managed events such as seated entertainment, interactive events and road racing.

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Earlier this month, Governor David Ige and the Mayor announced relaxation of restrictions as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continued to decline, allowing them to attend sports games, weddings, concerts and other events.

The following is Current rules are in place Oahu:

  • Beginning Wednesday, October 13th, outdoor seating entertainment events such as sports arenas and concert halls will be permitted with a capacity of 50% or up to 1,000 people, whichever is smaller. Participants must be vaccinated, masked and physically distanced. Bringing food and drink other than water is prohibited.

Governor works with University of Hawaii (UH) Allows up to 1,000 people at Chin Stadium when Rainbow Warriors Hosts New Mexico Saturday, October 23. This is the first time that fans have gathered at the stand of the new stadium.

  • Starting October 13, road races and triathlons will be allowed up to 500 vaccination participants, staggering the start of groups of 25 or less. Golf tournaments are allowed with vaccinated participants. NS Safe Access Oahu Program Required when dining at the golf course.

This means that the Honolulu Marathon will be held directly on Sunday, December 12th. Branjardi previously stated that it would be a “major signal” to the community that “we are back.”

  • Beginning Wednesday, October 20, indoor entertainment facilities will be permitted with a capacity of 50% or up to 500 vaccinated participants, whichever is smaller. Participants must be vaccinated, masked and physically distanced. Bringing food and drink other than water is prohibited.
  • Beginning October 20, outdoor interactive events such as weddings and funerals will be permitted with a capacity of 50% or up to 150 participants (vaccinated) and staff (vaccinated or tested), whichever is smaller. increase. Food and drinks are allowed, as well as masked mixes and interactions.
  • Indoor weddings are still limited to 10 people.

In late September Ige meets Hawaiian wedding industry leader Discuss how they can work with him so that people can get married and keep everyone safe while the restrictions are in place. The wedding industry has been particularly affected by the pandemic and has been forced to close several times since 2020.

Expanding capacity at indoor weddings could be part of Branjardi’s announcement on Wednesday.

From September 13th Restaurants and bars could not serve alcohol after 10 pm The Liquor Commission is investigating companies suspected of violating the rules.Effective immediately, the last call of alcohol Extended until midnight At bars and restaurants with a valid liquor license.

Current rules limit the event to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors until Tuesday, October 19th. Safe Access Oahu, Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi later Safe Oaf response plan For extensions. The obligation of indoor masks remains the same.

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On Wednesday, October 27, the Ministry of Health reported 184 cases of coronavirus and one new death.The state accounts for 71% of the vaccinated population.. For a detailed breakdown of the numbers, click here..

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