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Paul is correct

Posted by Mary Beth W on Wednesday, 6 May 2020, at 9:15 a.m.
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In response to 144047: No, posted by Paul P on Tuesday, 5 May 2020, at 2:08 p.m.

Unfortunately some people take a little leeway too far. It has to be a “no” right now to keep the virus spread down as it can happen from what appears out of nowhere so quickly. Look what happened from a single employee at a Kona McDonald's – I believe 32 employees and immediate family members were infected. Go home and enjoy your take-out.

I have seen folks notice friends they probably haven’t seen in a while and all of a sudden you have a coffee klatch – and it can include hugs (ugh). They start chatting while ignoring the world around them. So there I am waiting to continue to keep a 6 foot distance but cannot move while they are taking up the pathway/aisle oblivious to the rest of us. It has happened to me in grocery stores, the post office and at my community mailbox… Therefore we have temporary rules to keep Hawaii safe.

Yes, local people have been polite to me. They move when asked, but that is not the point. We see uncaring visitors on the morning news breaking curfew who end up being sent back to the mainland. As we are all a bit under a strain these days, I would rather the security guards do their thing than my stepping in to inform someone who turns out to be far less than a polite person.

Mary Beth


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   Δ Keep your socialization and touring on the web!
    Rich E2 -- Wednesday, 6 May 2020, at 9:31 a.m.
   Δ Pandemic Food Storage
    Harry Pritikin -- Sunday, 10 May 2020, at 8:20 a.m.
   Δ All's well withing our gated paradise for a LONG time
    Rich E2 -- Sunday, 10 May 2020, at 9:21 a.m.

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