Maui to start requiring second check for arriving trans-Pacific vacationers.
Maui County obtained approval to require a second COVID-19 check for all trans-Pacific vacationers taking part within the Secure Travels program. The precise implementation date will not be but know, however is anticipated to be in direction of the top of April.
The second check shall be a fast check at Maui’s Kahului (OGG) Airport. The price of the second check shall be paid by Maui County.
Arriving passengers who refuse the check shall be topic to a compulsory 10-day quarantine. See this link to Maui News for extra data.
Governor Ige units anticipated vaccine exemptions in place for fully-vaccinated vacationers. Implementation date TBD.
Governor Ige signed the 19th Emergency Proclamation for COVID-19 on Thursday. (Guidelines for journey to the state begin on web page 6.) Most notable within the new proclamation is the availability that may finally permit fully-vaccinated vacationers to bypass quarantine and pre-testing. The date of implementation will not be but identified advert it’ll turn into efficient upon approval by the director of the Hawaii Emergency Administration Company. Right here’s the precise wording from the underside of web page 8.
(3) upon the institution of an exception by the Director of HIEMA, individuals who, previous to departure to the State, add into the State’s Secure Travels program or in any other case present validation that they’ve accomplished a vaccine routine accepted by DOH. This third exception will not be out there as of the date of this Proclamation, requires motion by the Director of HIEMA and particulars shall be posted at https://hawaiicovid19.com/. Individuals beneath the age of 5 accompanied by a traveler who meets present check exceptions will not be required to acquire a check previous to arrival.
Within the meantime, vacationers should adhere to the present journey guidelines publish at HawaiiCOVID19.com/travel.