The pattern continues.

Maui Mayor Michael Victorino has revealed he will submit a formal request to delay in-person leaning for the first four weeks of the upcoming school year.

“I am going to put a letter together to the governor that we take the same action as they did for Oʻahu with distance learning for whenever and wherever possible for the first four weeks; and then look at reopening once we get our numbers under control or get some kind of procedures in place where we can feel confident should any outbreak occur, it would protect the children and all of the staff, teachers, whomever the families of that particular school,” said Mayor Victorino.[1]

Mayor Victorino should resign if he doesn't already have "procedures in place where we can feel confident should any outbreak occur." He had over five months to prepare for this situation, and I have no confidence he will ever prepare for this situation.

I have a feeling Mayor Victorino is also planning on reinstating restrictions for beaches and parks; while allowing hundredths of people to congregate in large discount department stores...

Sources:

  1. Wendy Osher. "Mayor Wants Distance Learning on Maui for First Four Weeks of School." August 11, 2020, 7:58 AM HST. Retrieved August 11, 2020.

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