More restrictions to be eased July 8

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Visitors take in the view at Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Thursday.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Praadnya, left, and Mandar Bandekar take a selfie in front of Rainbow Falls Thursday in Hilo while visiting Big Island on their honeymoon. Beginning July 8, fully vaccinated domestic travelers to Hawaii will be able to bypass pretravel testing and quarantine requirements.

The state will relax travel and gathering restrictions on July 8, when 60% of the Hawaii’s population is expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.