Governor approves Roth’s emergency rule amendments

Gov. David Ige approved COVID-19 emergency rule amendments for the Big Island signed into effect Monday by Mayor Mitch Roth, which ease certain restrictions.

The amendments include:


• An increases in outdoor gatherings from 10 to 25.

• Institutes a larger gatherings request process with guidelines.

• Increases non-organized pick-up sports games limits from 10 to 25 participants.


• Opens more Parks and Recreation facilities.

The amended rule takes effect immediately and shall continue through April 12, unless otherwise specified.

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