COVID Travel Resources
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>>>
Mandatory Safe Travels App. All interisland and mainland travel into and between the Hawaiian Islands must complete mandatory forms using this app. It is encouraged to do so 24 hours prior to flight departure. Learn more>>>
UPDATES to Restrictions and Requirements by County
Kaua‘i County
Mayor Derek Kawakami has temporarily opted out of the state’s pre-travel testing program due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the county. Effective December 2, 2020, all travelers arriving on Kaua‘i are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine regardless of testing. This includes both trans-Pacific, international, and inter-island travelers. 
81K vaccine doses expected to arrive as early as next week. The three-phase plan announced on Dec. 10th is as follows: Phase One-A includes essential healthcare workers, One-B is for essential workers, and One-C includes people 65 and older plus adults with high-risk medical conditions. Read more>>>

Information on COVID-19 Surge Testing. Testing is being offered in various locations throughout the islands. Learn more>>>

Expanded COVID Dashboard. HI-EMA provides access to daily COVID-19 case counts, seven-day case averages, positivity rates, and the number of deaths caused by COVID-19. It also features a county-by-county summary of hospital resources, economic trends, and tourism. Learn more>>>

Honolulu Tier 2 Refresher. Reminder on what is and is not allowed in Tier 2. Learn more>>>

Ho'oulu Maui Nui Website. MEDB has created an online resource directory to help Maui County’s small businesses find special services and products during COVID-19. Learn more>>>

The County of Hawaii Small Business Relief & Recovery Fund provides county businesses a one-time reimbursement of up to $10,000 for costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more>>>
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