US Surgeon General Cited for Being in Closed Hawaii Park

The U.S. surgeon general was cited for being in a closed Hawaii park in August 2020 while in the islands helping with surge testing amid a spike in coronavirus cases, according to a criminal complaint filed in court.

  • Published 6 October 2020
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HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general was cited for being in a closed Hawaii park in August while in the islands helping with surge testing amid a spike in coronavirus cases, according to a criminal complaint filed in court. A Honolulu police officer cited Jerome Adams after seeing him with two men “looking at the view taking pictures,” at Kualoa Regional Park on Oahu’s northeastern coast, the citation said. The park in a rural…

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