Ige, Caldwell announce new restrictions as COVID-19 surge continues on Oahu




KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Ilima Kuamoo cleans off a table after using it to distribute free clothes outside Joseph's Storehouse in Hilo on Tuesday. Joseph's Storehouse serves free lunch to those in need on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On the last Tuesday of the month, they offer free groceries as well.

Gov. David Ige and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said in a joint media conference Tuesday that new gathering-size restrictions imposed in response to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases apply only to Oahu.