Maui County Night-Time Curfew Pilot Program and Stricter Rules to Start Friday
Maui Mayor Michael Victorino announced a night-time curfew pilot program will start at 11 p.m. Friday night, April 10, for Maui County. Curfew will be from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
During this period, the public “may not travel outside the home during these hours, unless for urgent medication, medical emergencies or essential business.”
This includes motor vehicles and other wheeled means of transportation.
“After reflection on the upcoming holiday weekend and concerns in our community, I have decided to mandate a night-time curfew for at least the next three days,” Mayor Victorino. “These are difficult times for all of us and we’re doing everything in our power to stop the spread of COVID-19. We will evaluate the effectiveness of this curfew after this weekend and will continue to make policy changes as needed.”
The Maui Police Department reports that it will be conducting roving checkpoints starting this Saturday, April 11, 2020
Other rule changes effective 11 p.m. Friday, April 10:
- Only two members of a household may leave home to conduct essential activities, unless other household members absolutely cannot be left home alone (i.e. young children, elderly and persons with disabilities).
- Businesses are required to limit entrance to two people from one household, unless other household members absolutely must accompany them.
- Essential businesses with employees that have direct public contact or handle food, shall be required to wear a mask or other face covering. Employers also shall allow employees to voluntarily wear masks or face coverings.
- Bed and Breakfast homes and Short-Term Rental homes may only operate to provide housing for essential workers.
The Mayor’s Office Call Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.