New rules await approval: Mayor seeks OK for more stringent COVID-19 restrictions

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Wade and Nan Kaneshiro use wood finisher on their ukuleles during an ukulele making class at the Kamana Senior Center in Hilo last Monday. Center classes would be canceled under a proposed new emergency rule.

Mayor Mitch Roth last week proposed more stringent restrictions aimed at curbing the surge of COVID-19 cases in Hawaii County.