Updated Public Health Emergency Rules have been posted on the County of Maui website at www.MauiCounty.gov.
The update is titled “Public Health Emergency Rules, Amended July 31, 2020.” It can be found under “COVID-19 Coronavirus Information.”
The revised rules took effect July 31 and include a limit of indoor and outdoor social gatherings to no more than 10 people. Face coverings are required, and physical distancing of at least 6 feet between separate groups must be maintained.
Businesses and places of worship will still be allowed to function under existing County and State rules. Businesses such as restaurants, bars and beauty salons must continue to follow health and safety guidelines outlined in the emergency rules.
The Public Health Emergency Rules lay out best practices for the most effective ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. Violations of the rules are punishable as a misdemeanor, with fines of up to $5,000, up to a year in jail, or both.