Hawaii shopping malls among businesses allowed to reopen

  • FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2020, file photo, Gov. David Ige speaks to reporters in Honolulu after delivering his state of the state address at the Hawaii State Capitol. Ige says the state has successfully “flattened the curve,” so he’s allowing more businesses to reopen. Starting Thursday, May 7, 2020, businesses including some shopping malls, car washes and pet groomers that closed during the coronavirus pandemic may reopen. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)

HONOLULU — More than two weeks of single-digit daily new cases of coronavirus is allowing Hawaii to take the next step in reopening the state’s economy, Gov. David Ige said Tuesday in announcing more businesses that will be allowed to operate.