Relaxing restrictions

  • Passengers arrive on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Passengers arrive on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Visitors take photos and view Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Thursday. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Passengers arriving on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle on Thursday pick up their luggage at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport.

  • Praadnya, left, and Mandar Bandekar take a selfie in front of Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Thursday. The Bandekars are visiting the Big Island while on their honeymoon. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

  • Passengers arrive on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

The state will relax travel and gathering restrictions on July 8, when 60% of the Hawaii’s population is expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.