Hawaii arresting rogue tourists for violating mandatory quarantine

So-called rogue tourists in Hawaii are being arrested for violating a 14-day mandatory quarantine policy.
HONOLULU -- Authorities are cracking down on tourists in Hawaii who are not following quarantine orders after they arrive.

The so-called rogue tourists are being arrested for violating a 14-day mandatory quarantine policy prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tourists are going to beaches and grocery shopping instead of remaining indoors.

Those arrested include a newlywed California couple who repeatedly left their hotel room in Waikiki even though hotel staff warned them.

Others have been arrested at a hotel pool, loading groceries into a vehicle outside a Costco and bringing take-out food back to a hotel room, according to the Associated Press.

Hawaii has reported 629 coronavirus cases and 17 deaths as of Thursday.

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