By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor.
On Aug. 20, about two weeks before the University of Hawaii football team’s home opener against Portland State, it was announced that, due to the alarming spike in COVID-19 cases on the island, fans would not be allowed to home games at the retrofitted Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex.
The decision, it was noted at the time, would be reevaluated in “the coming weeks.”
Our ESPN Honolulu Fan’s Voice question today is: “WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHT ON POSSIBLY ALLOWING FANS TO ATTEND UH FOOTBALL HOME GAMES?”
Let people who have been vaccinated attend the games?
Allow the policy to stay in place for the remainder of the season?
Find some kind of compromise?
Clearly, there are viable arguments for both sides of the issue. The ban on fans at the games hurts the university, the coaches and players, and, of course, the fans themselves. But the consequences of allowing mass gatherings during this ongoing pandemic cannot be ignored.
So we want to hear from you!
Join the discussion and express your opinion at our ESPN Honolulu Facebook page. Click HERE.
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