Residents, visitors wary of closures to outdoor spaces

Beachgoers relax at Magic Sands Friday afternoon. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

A couple watches the sun set in Kailua Village Friday evening. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

As Hawaii County waits for Gov. David Ige to approve Mayor Mitch Roth’s proposed new restrictions aimed at slowing the current surge of COVID, residents and tourists alike have expressed concern with some of the suggestions.