COVID Travel Resources
Hawaii Expands Pre-Travel Testing to Korea. Starting Friday, Feb. 5, travelers from Korea may bypass the State of Hawaiʻi’s mandatory 10-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test from a trusted testing partner in Korea. The test must be taken no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and the test result must be negative. Learn more>>>
New Requirements from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to the State of Hawaii requirements for foreign travelers entering the U.S., the CDC is now requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving from a foreign country to the United States. Learn more>>>
Traveling to Maui? You will need an app for that. Maui County now requires all interisland and trans-Pacific travelers to the isle to download the state’s new AlohaSafe Alert app prior to arrival or else undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine. This is in addition to the negative COVID-19 test already required prior to travel under the state’s Safe Travels program in order to bypass the quarantine. Learn more>>>
State of Hawaii Safe Travels Hawai‘i Program. Current updates to the state-mandated program can be found here. Learn more>>>
Essential Workers Travel Exemption. Those identified as essential workers by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) or their employers should seek written authorization prior to travel to break self-quarantine to perform their work. Learn more>>>
AlohaSafe Alert is a free, voluntary new service that helps slow the spread of COVID-19. It is the State of Hawaii’s official exposure notification app and has been developed in partnership with the Hawaii State Department of Health. Download the AlohaSafe Alert app to get COVID-19 exposure notifications and help keep Hawaii safe and healthy – all while maintaining your privacy. Learn more>>>
State of Hawaii COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Check out this state portal for the most current COVID-19 information and updates. Read more>>>
Gov. Ige's State of the State address on Jan 25 highlights the Construction Industry as a bright spot during the pandemic. "We expect to see investments of $1.1 billion in state capital improvement projects and federal transportation projects—such as airports, harbors, and highways—will add another $1.1 billion. The private sector is expected to contribute another $10 billion and thousands of jobs to help restart our economy," Ige reported. Read the full address>>>
US Department of Labor issues stronger workplace guidance on coronavirus. OSHA has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus protection program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. Last week, President Biden directed OSHA to release clear guidance for employers to help keep workers safe from COVID-19 exposure. Read more>>>
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