WAILUKU, Hawaii (KHON2) — Mayor Mike Victorino announced the reopening of additional businesses in Maui County, effective Tuesday, Oct. 6. Mayor Victorino made the announcement on Oct. 2.
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Maui County updated its Public Health Emergency Rules, which have been approved by Gov. Ige, to include the reopening.
Businesses that are allowed to reopen include:
- Movie Theaters: Allowed to reopen after written authorization from the Office of the Mayor.
- Bowling Alleys: Must follow restrictions set by the United States Bowling Congress or a similar entity.
- Commercial Event Operators – Includes restrictions/guidelines for outdoor events such as luaus and weddings.
Other rule changes include:
- Ocean-related Competitions: Competition organizers will need to comply with all required permits and COVID-19 response plans. However, pool swimming competitions will remain on hold.
- Outdoor County Courts: County courts such as tennis and basketball courts, will be open until 8:00 p.m. County parks and beach parks will remain open from 7:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m.
Nightclubs and concert halls are to remain closed. Any requests for exceptions must be approved by the County.
Commercial event operator rules include:
- Outdoor venues only.
- Under supervision of professional event planners or venues.
- Maximum 100 persons, including staff.
- Table seating required, with max 10 persons per table.
- Food and beverage service must comply with requirements for restaurants/bars.
- Musicians may perform, but no more than 10 on stage and must maintain physical distancing.
For more information, visit the Maui County website.
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