Ige against ‘arbitrary’ reopening of schools

  • A couple talks together Monday in front of the closed gift shop at the Hilo International Airport. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

  • Two travelers wait for rides Monday in front of the Hilo International Airport. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

  • First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige receives her first dose of the vaccine Monday. (Office of the Governor/Courtesy Photo)

  • Gov. Ige receives a first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Toni Floerke, an R.N. with Project Vision Hawaii, one of the Department of Health's community partners. (Office of the Governor/Courtesy Photo)

Gov. David Ige pushed back Monday against proposals to universally reopen Hawaii schools after spring break next month.