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Notice #: 0001279425-01
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Pursuant to Section 127A-25(c), Hawaii Revised Statutes, the following Emergency Rules were enacted by Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami under authority of Gubernatorial Emergency Proclamations related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and his own proclamation dated March 4, 2020, and are hereby published as follows: Rule 1 and any subsequent amendments is hereby extended and effective through May 31, 2020. Rule 2 and any subsequent amendments is hereby extended and effective through May 31, 2020. Repeal of Mayor’s Emergency Rule # 2 Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 127A-25, effective March 6, 2020, Mayor’s Emergency Rule # 2 and any subsequent amendments are repealed. Rule 1 (March 16,2020 Amended April 13 and May 9, Extended on May 3) Pursuant to HRS §127A-12(a)(5)(D), §127A-12(c)(12), and §127A-25, due to the public health concerns regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all County of Kauai community centers (i.e. neighborhood centers, Anahola Clubhouse, Smokey Valley Clubhouse, Hanapepe Multipurpose Facility, and the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall) swimming pools, park pavilions, and playgrounds are closed. In addition, all County stadiums (Vidinha, Hanapepe, and Bryan J Baptiste Sports Complex) and their associated parking lots are closed. All permits for these facilities are canceled until May 15, 2020. The County may reopen these facilities as needed to facilitate emergency response measures. Additionally, all permitted private parties, gatherings of more than 10 people, community events, classes, programs, and indoor sporting events at all County facilities are canceled, with the exception of the Spring Fun program at the Lihue and Hanapepe Neighborhood Centers until May 31, 2020. County parks and beach parks will remain open to the public for use by individuals actively engaging in outdoor exercise activities, but only if appropriate social distancing practices are used. Designated County campgrounds at Lucy Wright Park, Salt Pond Beach Park, Lydgate Beach Park, Anahola Beach Park, and Anini Beach Park are open only for members of our houseless community. Camping permits are required for each resident, regardless of age. Force and Effect: This rule shall have the force and effect of law. Violation of this rule is a misdemeanor, subject to penalty per HRS §127A-29. Penalty per §127A-29: Any person violating any rule of the governor or mayor prescribed and promulgated pursuant to this chapter and having the force and effect of law, shall, if it shall be so stated in the rule, be guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon conviction, the person shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. /s/ Derek S.K. Kawakami, Mayor, County of Kauai; Approved for Form and Legality /s/ Matthew M. Bracken, County Attorney; Concurrence /s/ David Y. Ige, Governor of Hawaii (SA1279425 5/13/20)