Hawaii governor cautious about loosening travel rules
February 18, 2021
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii’s governor has said he is cautious about loosening air travel restrictions for people who have received a coronavirus vaccine, while stressing that new virus variants are not widespread in the state.
Democratic Gov. David Ige said researchers are still unclear about whether the vaccine hampers virus transmission.
“Until the science (tells) us that those who are vaccinated cannot carry the virus and, I think most important, do not transmit it to other people, I think it would be irresponsible to say that those vaccinated can travel about freely,” Ige said Feb. 8....