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Quarantine designation at Honolulu airport was ‘dropped on us,’ Kirk Caldwell says

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said that neither he nor other U.S. mayors were informed directly that the federal government had designated their 11 airports where flights into the country from China are to be funneled as a result of the ongoing concerns about the coronavirus.

    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said that neither he nor other U.S. mayors were informed directly that the federal government had designated their 11 airports where flights into the country from China are to be funneled as a result of the ongoing concerns about the coronavirus.

Unlike the mayors of most of the other designated cities, Kirk Caldwell said he is not responsible for his city’s airport as Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is a state operation. Read more

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