Kawakami’s Rule 17 clarifies quarantine locations

LIHU‘E — Yesterday, Mayor Derek Kawakami announced a new Emergency Rule 17 that clarifies quarantine periods for those traveling under critical infrastructure allowances.

Gov. David Ige signed Emergency Rule 17 on Tuesday, Sept. 8, which allows the county to require that all persons performing critical infrastructure functions must designate a hotel or motel as a quarantine location.

Any person violating any rule of the governor or mayor, if convicted, could face a fine of up to $5,000 or serve up to a year in jail, or both.

To view the governor’s proclamations, the mayor’s emergency rules, and for local updates on Kaua‘i’s coronavirus response, visit the Kaua‘i Emergency Management Agency website, www.kauai.gov/COVID-19.

  1. rk669 September 10, 2020 6:56 am Reply

    Are these made up rules within our Constitutional Rights?
    The Fool and his Fool.
    The burden of proof is on the Govt to show the rules are Warranted! Real ##ers,not the made up stuff. Not like the contact Tracer Sham! Are we still at a standstill at Lihue Airport? Let’s get with the program cowerd Commee!

    1. amazed September 13, 2020 5:44 am Reply

      It is astounding that you can’t even misspell correctly.

  2. j.d. September 11, 2020 3:16 am Reply

    So let me get this straight. All the projections were wrong because all the assumptions were wrong but we still can’t go outside because the people who were wrong said so. Is that right?

    1. d.a. September 13, 2020 5:43 am Reply

      “Is that right?”


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