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You can book round-trip fares to Hawaii starting at only 10,000 SkyMiles plus about $11 in fees from Seattle.
Visitors to the Hawaiian island of Maui will now be required to download a mobile app to ensure they are notified if they come into contact with someone with COVID-19.
If you have been waiting to travel to Hawaii, it could soon get easier to get there, if you are vaccinated. Lt. Gov. Josh Green said travelers who get the COVID-19 vaccine will likely be exempted from quarantine and testing requirements as early as this spring.
“This proposal will allow Kauai to move forward with limited tourism in ‘resort bubbles’ while honoring the county’s request to opt-out of the Safe Travels pre-travel testing program,” said Gov. David Ige.
If Hawaii is in your travel plans, you will have a new travel option soon. American Airlines has announced that it will launch seasonal service between Charlotte Douglas and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on May 6.
Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s biggest and longest-serving airline, has partnered with Mastercard to create Aloha From Above, an interactive scavenger hunt experience that allows users to virtually explore Hawai‘i from the comfort of their own homes to win a chance to visit IRL.
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige has approved a request by the mayor of Kauai to temporarily opt out of the state’s pre-travel testing program. Effective Dec. 2 at 12:01 a.m., all transpacific and intercounty travelers arriving in Kauai will be subject to the 14-day quarantine regardless of testing.
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige has announced that starting October 15, travelers arriving from out of state may bypass the 14-day quarantine requirement if they test negative for COVID-19. Travelers will have to take the test within 72 hours of arrival in the islands.
Details have emerged about a “resort bubble concept” for inter-island travelers and possibly even out of state visitors. Hawaii calls the program an “enhanced movement quarantine” that each county can develop to give residents and visitors the ability to travel between islands without a 14-day quarantine.
A recent increase of COVID-19 cases on the mainland, and in Hawaii, was a major part of the conversation between Hawaii Governor David Ige and the four county mayors who are expected to delay changing the current rules.
Gov. David Ige has announced an update for those visiting Hawaii from out-of-state. Starting August 1, visitors will be able to avoid the 14-day quarantine, if they get a valid COVID-19 test prior to their arrival, and show proof of a negative test result.
The emergency proclamation lifts the quarantine requirement for inter-island travelers effective 12:01 a.m. on June 16, 2020. However, it also leaves in place the quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers.