Ease COVID-19 restrictions
COVID-19 seems to be never-ending.
I feel we need to finish taking our precautions and make sure that everything is done with this disease so we can move on with our lives and stop living in uncertainty.
Our governments and higher powers are pushing the vaccines on us, saying it will protect us, which to a certain extent may be true. But we are still seeing those with the vaccines being infected today.
We are all going to get the disease to a certain extent, and that is how we will build resistance to it. I see no reason to keep us bundled away in our houses, restricted from the world. Many of our people die from the flu and sicknesses we get every year.
Tia Low, Lawa‘i
Open schools already
COVID cases on Kaua‘i are increasing.
Is it because of travelers or because our island opened up?
I feel like since our island is opening up, then students should be able to go back to school and school activities should come back completely.
A lot of times the schools or people say our education is important, but they keep us back from getting our education. A lot of students are struggling in school because of this pandemic. They want to open up our island but not our school?
The more cases we get, the less chance of our schools opening up and going back to our normal activities.
I feel like our schools should have opened up first instead of our island, because our education is important and our life depends on it.
Some students are struggling with their grades because they don’t have sports to motivate them to do good in school. Some people depended on sports scholarships because they were good at sports, and now they can’t get those scholarships because our island keeps opening up and getting more cases.
I feel like our government should think about the people on our island before other people, and put their priorities first.
Qiyrah Rapanot, Kekaha