Police arrest 11, cite 20 for violating stay-at-home order

During the week of May 6-12, Hawaii Police Department officers arrested 11 people and cited 20 others for violating Gov. David Ige’s emergency stay-at-home order.

The arrests and citations by district are:


• Kona, six arrests and seven citations.

• South Hilo, five arrests and four citations.

• South Kohala, five citations.

• Puna, four citations.


None of the arrests or citations involved visitors violating the 14-day travel self-quarantine.

Police say the seven-week total enforcement of violating the emergency stay-at-home and visitor quarantine orders are 94 arrests and 226 citations.

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