Hawaii Quarantine Kapu Breakers say mask wearing an issue in tourist areas
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Face coverings are a big part of our lives now.
Officials continue to stress the importance of wearing them. But some say the message doesn’t seem to be getting through to some of our visitors.
The owner of Hawaii Quarantine Kapu Breakers tells us when news that a more contagious variant reached the state, she noticed an uptick in their membership with questions about masks. The FaceBook group has been bringing awareness to issues that involve quarantine for travelers and the mask mandate through their social media page.
“The reporting about the masks has gone haywire the last week, especially,” said Hawaii Quarantine Kapu Breakers owner Angela Keen. “Within the last 48 to 72 hours, we’ve had some posts that kind of went viral.”
Keen tells us in tourist areas they’ve noticed fewer people wearing face masks. She recommended to the tourism industry that they need to have marketing reminders, including digital messaging, from the time visitors book their trip all the way through to their hotel.
“It needs to be everywhere,” said Keen. “We need to …
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