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Hawaii officials consider requiring pre-travel COVID testing again for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers as COVID cases surge + Aloha Friday Photo

Hawaii officials consider requiring pre-travel COVID testing again for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers as COVID cases surge + Aloha Friday Photo

On Thursday, August 5th, Hawaii reported the single highest-day COVID cases since the start of this pandemic. The state recorded 655 cases. Per KHON2, Hawaii officials are considering re-instituting pre-travel testing for fully vaccinated travelers. It was just under a month ago, on July 9th, that the pre-travel testing was waived for fully vaccinated travelers. […]

Hawaii to eliminate pre-travel testing/quarantine for vaccinated US travelers starting July 8, 2021

Hawaii to eliminate pre-travel testing/quarantine for vaccinated US travelers starting July 8, 2021

In a press conference on Thursday, June 24, 2021, Governor Ige announced that effective July 8, 2021, the State of Hawaii will eliminate its pre-travel testing/quarantine requirements for domestic travelers who have been full vaccinated in the United States. Fully vaccinated travelers will need to upload their CDC issued vaccination card to Hawaii’s Safe Travels […]

Pre-travel testing no longer necessary for Hawaii inter-island travel + more restrictions easing

Pre-travel testing no longer necessary for Hawaii inter-island travel + more restrictions easing

We are moving towards less restrictions to travel within and to Hawaii. Here are the latest developments: Inter-island travel restrictions dropped Today, June 15, 2021, marks a real change from the new normal back to the old normal for flying from island to island in Hawaii. Hurrah! Previously, inter-island travelers had to provide proof of […]

2021 PRE-TRAVEL GUIDE TO CORON (Travel Requirements + What To Expect In The Airports)

2021 PRE-TRAVEL GUIDE TO CORON (Travel Requirements + What To Expect In The Airports)

Here’s a quick video on WHAT TO EXPECT while TRAVELLING TO CORON & ITS REQUIREMENTS! Coron Travel Requirements: 1) NEGATIVE NPS-OPS RT PCR TEST RESULT with QR Code from a DOH accredited laboratory or a NEGATIVE SALIVA TEST RESULT with QR Code from PHILIPPINE RED CROSS, taken 72 hours before the flight/sea travel from the […]

When will Hawaii allow vaccinated travelers to bypass pre-travel testing and quarantine?

When will Hawaii allow vaccinated travelers to bypass pre-travel testing and quarantine?

As more and more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, many are wondering when Hawaii will create special provisions for vaccinated travelers to Hawaii without pre-testing or 10-day quarantines. That’s a very good question that remains unclear at the moment. On January 28, Hawaii’s Lt. Gov. Green sent a proposal to Gov. Ige recommending timelines to […]

Hawaii travel news: Kauai seeking to opt out of pre-travel testing program. CVS tells Hawaii travelers to seek other testing plans.

Hawaii travel news: Kauai seeking to opt out of pre-travel testing program. CVS tells Hawaii travelers to seek other testing plans.

North Shore Kauai Kauai seeking to opt out of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program starting December 1, 2020 Yesterday, Kauai’s Mayor Kawakami requested approval to opt out of the state of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program starting December 1, 2020. If approved all travelers to Kauai would be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine, regardless of testing. […]

Pre-Travel Test Results Must Be Received Prior to Flight to Hawaii + Canadian Pre-Travel Testing Program with Hawaii Announced

Pre-Travel Test Results Must Be Received Prior to Flight to Hawaii + Canadian Pre-Travel Testing Program with Hawaii Announced

Governor Ige and his team announced some major new changes/additions to Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program. Before we get into the details of those news items, we’d like to say mahalo to Angie Palmer for supplying today’s lovely Aloha Friday Photo. — Last night, November 19th, the governor held a lengthy press conference announcing a couple […]

Hawaii’s newly implemented pre-travel testing program is working, but has issues

Hawaii's newly implemented pre-travel testing program is working, but has issues

It’s been almost a week since the October 15th start of the new pre-travel testing program. The system is working, but not without some issues. Per an estimate provided to Hawaii News Now, the Safe Travels application has gone smoothly for about 80% of travelers. Here are some updates on the pre-travel testing program and […]

Though Hawaii tourism opens 0ct. 15 with pre-travel testing, tours, attractions, hotels may be slower to reopen

Though Hawaii tourism opens 0ct. 15 with pre-travel testing, tours, attractions, hotels may be slower to reopen

The long-awaited reopening of Hawaii tourism come October 15th with pre-travel testing has been a huge hurdle to this point. Now, assuming all the precautions are safe, opening restaurants, hotels, tours and attractions are going to be the next hurdle. Some are already open with restrictions while others will be opening in the weeks to […]

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