Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Hawaii Traveler Information

May 19, 2020 UPDATE – The State of Hawai‘i is implementing a new Mandatory Travel Declaration form effective Saturday, May 16, 2020.

All passengers will be distributed the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plants and Animals Declaration Form and the Mandatory Travel Declaration Form. The State of Hawaii requests that you truthfully, accurately, and fully complete these forms.

Each adult needs to complete the Mandatory Travel Declaration form, or the forms found on the Safe Travels website, while the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture form may be completed by one member of the family.

The State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture form will be collected by your flight attendant. The Mandatory Travel Declaration form, along with a pictured Government I.D. will be processed by an airport agent after you deplane the aircraft.

All travelers shall also complete the revised 14-Day Order For Self Quarantine form.

View the COVID-19 informational card to travelers.

View the Order for Arriving Persons Traveling Who Are Exempt from Self-Quarantine.

For questions about exemptions, email [email protected].

View more information from the State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation here.

Governor Ige outlines re-opening, recovery plan – extends 14-day quarantine for travelers to Hawaii, inter-island travelers

May 18, 2020 – Gov. David Ige today signed the 8th supplemental emergency proclamation, extending the 14-day quarantine for travelers arriving in the State of Hawai‘i, as well as for inter-island travelers through June 30. MORE>>

New Travel Declaration Form and Order for Self-Quarantine Form

May 19, 2020 Update – Mandatory Travel Declaration form has been updated.

May 14, 2020 – The State of Hawai‘i is implementing a new Mandatory Travel Declaration form effective Saturday, May 16, 2020. Every adult traveler, Interisland, International, or Continental U.S. must complete the new Mandatory Travel Declaration form or the forms found on the Safe Travels website.

All travelers shall also complete the revised 14-Day Order For Self Quarantine form.

All arriving International and Continental U.S. travelers shall continue to complete and submit the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plants and Animal Declaration form.

Safe Travels web application launched

UPDATE May 14, 2020 – The Interisland Declaration Form has been replaced by the Mandatory Travel Declaration Form. A revised 14-Day Order for Self-Quarantine form was released on May 13, 2020.

April 9, 2020 – The State of Hawaii has launched a web application to collect traveler information.  Upon arrival, each traveler can now enter their information directly on the State’s web application at  Safe Travels website.

All interisland travelers that do not have access to digitally submit their information must complete the manual Interisland Declaration Form.

All arriving International and Continental U.S. travelers shall continue to complete and submit the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plants and Animal Declaration form.

All travelers shall also complete the 14-Day Order For Self Quarantine form.

Governor Ige gives first round of businesses greenlight to re-open

May 5, 2020 – Gov. Ige today signed a 7th Supplementary Emergency Proclamation that authorizes the first group of businesses to re-open since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the temporary closure of non-essential businesses across the state on Mar. 25. The latest proclamation also allows residents to leave their homes to patronize certain businesses and activities under the new “Safer-at-Home” order. Social distancing, travel quarantine requirements remain in place. MORE>>

Governor Ige extends stay-at-home and travel restrictions to end of May

April 25, 2020 – Gov. David Ige signed a a sixth supplemental proclamation  amending and restating prior proclamations and executive orders related to the COVID-19 emergency. The proclamation extends the stay-at-home order across the state including the 14-day quarantine for both visitors and residents entering the state and for inter-island travelers until end of May. MORE>

Improved verification process implemented for airline passengers

April 24, 2020 – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has implemented improved measures to verify incoming passenger information before they leave the airport to help ensure people are abiding by the traveler quarantine order. The enhanced process is underway at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and will begin statewide in the coming days. MORE>>

Governor Ige issues eviction moratorium and enhanced social distancing requirements

April 17, 2020 – Gov. David Ige signed a fifth emergency supplementary proclamation that includes an eviction moratorium — which prevents any eviction from a residential dwelling for failure to pay rent. In addition, the supplementary proclamation enhances social distancing requirements, ordering the closure of all state beaches in Hawai‘i and restricting recreational boating, hiking and fishing outings to no more than two people unless the group is from the same residential family. MORE>>

Governor Ige issues emergency order requiring self-quarantine for inter-island travelers

March 31, 2020 – Gov. David Ige today signed a fourth supplementary proclamation that requires all residents and visitors traveling between any of the islands in the State of Hawai‘i to self-quarantine for 14 days. The quarantine mandate takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Wed., Apr. 1. All who travel inter-island will be required to fill out and sign an Interisland Declaration Form. It will include: Name; residential address; contact telephone number; and destination information. They must also indicate the purpose of their travel. MORE>>

Governor Ige orders mandatory 14-day quarantine for all individuals arriving or returning to the State of Hawaiʻi

March 21, 2020 – Gov. David Y. Ige issued a second supplemental emergency proclamation ordering all individuals, both residents and visitors, arriving or returning to the State of Hawaiʻi to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. The mandate — the first such action in the nation — applies to all arrivals at state airports from the continental U.S. and international destinations and extends to other private and commercial aircrafts. MORE>>

Additional hand sanitizer dispensers installed at airports statewide to help fight COVID-19

March 12, 2020 – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is installing 250 hand sanitizing dispensers with more than 12,000 boxes of anti-bacterial solution that will be placed in high passenger volume areas throughout the airports statewide. MORE>>


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