Ige, Caldwell announce new restrictions as COVID-19 surge continues on Oahu

Cars are lined up to pick up information packets from Hilo High School on Tuesday. (KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald)

Ilima Kuamoo cleans off a table after using it for free clothes outside Joseph’s Storehouse in Hilo on Tuesday. St. Joseph’s Storehouse serves free lunch to anyone in need of a meal on Tuesdays and Thursdays every week. On the last Tuesday of the month, they offer free groceries as well. (KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald)

Gov. David Ige and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said in a joint media conference Tuesday that new gathering-size restrictions imposed in response to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases apply only to Oahu.