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COVID-19 FAQs


These are challenging times for our community. Here's some information for frequently asked questions.

GOVERNOR'S LATEST NEWS RELEASES

TENTH PROCLAMATION RELATED TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

HO‘OULU i HONOLULU 5.0

If you have questions related to the emergency order, visit oneoahu.org/faqs. You can also send an email to covidresponse@honolulu.gov, or call the City and County of Honolulu’s hotline at 768-CITY (2489).

Q: What is the HPD doing to enforce the emergency orders?

A: Fortunately, the majority of residents and visitors are being socially responsible and voluntarily complying with the emergency restrictions. Persons who violate the emergency laws are subject to a warning, citation or arrest under Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 127A. The penalty is up to a $5,000 fine and/or one year imprisonment.

Q: Is HPD conducting enforcement checkpoints?

A: At this time, the HPD is not conducting roadblocks or random traffic stops.

Q: Are drivers required to carry or present an employee badge or employment verification letter?

A: There is no requirement for drivers to carry or present an employee badge or employment verification letter. If you are pulled over in a traffic stop, you will be asked to provide your driver’s license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance.

Q: What is HPD doing about non-essential businesses that are still open?

A: For questions about non-essential businesses, please email CovidExemption@hawaii.gov.