Hawaii Travel Information

Hawaii is open for travel once again! Below is a summary of the current requirement and regulations for Hawaii. Updated: October 13, 2020

Travel Information

The state’s Pre-Travel Testing Program is scheduled to begin on October 15th, 2020. The program requires passengers five years and older to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory within 72 hours from the final leg of departure and produce a negative result in order to proceed without the state’s 14-day mandatory quarantine. Only test results from trusted testing partners approved by the Hawaii Department of Health will be accepted. For a list of trusted testing partners approved by the Hawaii Department of Health, click here.

Unable to Provide Proof of an Approved Negative Test

Upon arrival in Hawaii, passengers unable to provide proof of an approved negative test will be required to go into quarantine for 14 days or until they can provide proof of negative test results. For more information and FAQs, please visit: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/

Online Safe Travels Form

All travelers entering Hawaii are also required to complete the online Safe Travels form, which collects required health and travel information. Travelers are encouraged to enter their information and trip details well in advance of their flight. Once their health information is entered within 24 hours of departure, travelers will receive a QR code via email. The QR code on their mobile device or printed on paper gets scanned by the airport screener upon arrival. More information on the process can be found by clicking here. A direct link to the program form can be found by visiting:https://travel.hawaii.gov.

Rules might be different dependent on your Island destination

Please note that each island has its own travel rules. For additional information, please click on one of the following:

- Traveling to Oahu
- Traveling to Hawaii Island
- Traveling to Kauai
- Traveling to Maui County

Traveling to Oahu

- Beginning Oct. 15, 2020, visitors can bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine through the state’s pre-travel testing program. The program requires passengers five and older to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory within 72 hours from the final leg of departure and produce a negative result in order to proceed without the state’s 14-day mandatory quarantine. For a list of trusted testing partners approved by the Hawaii Department of Health, click here.
- All travelers 18 and older are required to fill out the mandatory Safe Travels digital form, which can be found at https://travel.hawaii.gov
- Interisland passengers arriving on Oahu are not required to quarantine.
- Castle properties that are able to accept quarantine guests on Oahu: Waikiki Shore, Bamboo Waikiki Hotel and Waikiki Grand.

Traveling to Hawaii Island

- Beginning Oct. 15, 2020, visitors can bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine through the state’s pre-travel testing program. The program requires passengers five and older to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory within 72 hours from the final leg of departure and produce a negative result in order to proceed without the state’s 14-day mandatory quarantine. For a list of trusted testing partners approved by the Hawaii Department of Health, click here.
- For Hawaii Island visitors only, a second COVID-10 test will be administered for out-of-state visitors arriving at the Ellison Onizuka International Airport at Keahole, Waimea-Kohala Airport, and Hilo International Airport. The results of the rapid test will be available within 30 minutes. If the result comes back positive, the visitor will be quarantined until they can be administered a PCR test. Those who receive a negative result will not be required to quarantine.
- All travelers 18 and older are required to fill out the mandatory Safe Travels digital form, which can be found at https://travel.hawaii.gov
- The interisland quarantine remains in place for Hawaii residents and applies to any person traveling to the County of Hawaii.
- Castle properties that are able to accept quarantine guests on Hawaii Island: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel and Waimea Country Lodge.
- Castle properties unable to accept quarantine guests on Hawaii Island: Hali’i Kai, Kona Reef and Kanaloa at Kona.

Traveling to Kauai

- Beginning Oct. 15, 2020, visitors can bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine through the state’s pre-travel testing program. The program requires passengers five and older to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory within 72 hours from the final leg of departure and produce a negative result in order to proceed without the state’s 14-day mandatory quarantine. For a list of trusted testing partners approved by the Hawaii Department of Health, click here.
- Voluntary post-arrival tests will be offered to all out-of-state visitors on day three after arrival.
- All travelers 18 and older are required to fill out the mandatory Safe Travels digital form, which can be found at https://travel.hawaii.gov
- All travelers arriving on Kauai will also be required to fill out the Kauai Arrival Form upon arrival at the Lihue Airport.
- Beginning October 15, Kauai will allow inter-county travel. This includes travel between Kauai, Oahu, and Maui County. Travelers will need to follow similar procedures as the 72-hour pre-travel testing protocol.
- Castle properties that are able to accept quarantine guests on Kauai: Kiahuna Plantation & Beach Bungalows and The ISO.
- Castle properties unable to accept quarantine guests on Kauai: Kauai Kailani, Kaha Lani, Makahuena at Poipu and Poipu Shores.

Traveling to Maui County

- Beginning Oct. 15, 2020, visitors can bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine through the state’s pre-travel testing program. The program requires passengers five and older to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory within 72 hours from the final leg of departure and produce a negative result in order to proceed without the state’s 14-day mandatory quarantine. For a list of trusted testing partners approved by the Hawaii Department of Health, click here.
- All travelers 18 and older are required to fill out the mandatory Safe Travels digital form, which can be found at https://travel.hawaii.gov
- All travelers arriving on Maui will also be required to fill out a County of Maui Mandatory Travel Form upon arrival at the Kahului Airport, Lahaina & Manele Small Boat Harbors and Kapalua Airport. You can print the paper travel declaration form by clicking here.
- Voluntary post-arrival tests will be offered to all out-of-state visitors on day three after arrival.
- Beginning October 15, Maui County (Maui, Molokai, Lanai) will allow inter-county travel. This includes travel between Kauai, Oahu, and Maui County. Travelers will need to follow similar procedures as the 72-hour pre-travel testing protocol (more information to follow)
- Castle properties that are able to accept quarantine guests in Maui County: Molokai Shores.
- Castle properties unable to accept quarantine guests on Maui: Paki Maui, Kamaole Sands and Polynesian Shores.