Traveling to Hawaii

The State of Hawaii's online Safe Travels program is mandatory for all travelers. The form, which collects the required health and travel information, is critical to protecting the health of residents and visitors alike. Click here for FAQs and instructions. Travelers are encouraged to enter their information, details and COVID-19 test result

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URL: https://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/covid-19-updates/traveling-to-hawaii/

International Travel

(7 days ago) International Travel. Travelers from Japan, Canada, Korea, Taiwan and French Polynesia may bypass the state's mandatory 10-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test from a trusted testing partner.

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Trans-Pacific Travel

(7 days ago) Trans-Pacific Travel. Trans-Pacific travelers from the continental United States who were fully vaccinated in the U.S. may bypass the quarantine without taking a pre-travel test. When the state achieves a 70% vaccination rate, all restrictions on travel will be lifted and the Safe Travels program will end.

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(4 days ago)Travel Date – The date on which travel is expected to take place. • Point of Origin Country – The country which contains the airport at which the ticket started. • Travel Agency – Travel Agency associated with the ticket is doing business (DBA). 3 10/18/2021

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HTA Tourism Brief

(4 days ago) Hawaii Tourism Authority on Facebook Hawaii Tourism Authority on Twitter Hawaii Tourism Authority on Instagram Hawaii Tourism Authority on YouTube

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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

(2 days ago) On August 23, Gov. David Ige called upon Hawaii residents and visitors to delay all non-essential travel through the end of October 2021 due to the recent, accelerated surge in COVID-19 cases that is now overburdening the state’s health care facilities and resources. Gov. Ige made the announcement at a media briefing, noting that, “Our

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Trans-Pacific Passenger Arrivals

(9 days ago) Trans-Pacific Passenger Arrivals. The trans-Pacific passenger arrivals data is derived from data provided by the new Safe Travels program, which was launched on September 1, 2020. HTA will update this data during weekdays (excluding holidays). For more detailed data from the state’s Office of Enterprise Technology Service and its Safe Travels

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Community-Based Tourism Program

(7 days ago) Overview. HTA will help facilitate the process and be the catalyst to bring the community, visitor industry, and other sectors together. HTA will also provide information to expand the communities’ knowledge of their island’s visitor industry, and work with appropriate stakeholders (e.g. other community members or organizations, local and state government entities, visitor industry and

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Ground Transportation

(4 days ago) Hawaii’s rental car fleet decreased by more than 40% during the pandemic. That, combined with an increase in travel, has led to a rental car shortage in Hawaii and other top vacation destinations nationwide. Rental cars are in high demand, so please plan ahead to secure a reservation first before making the rest of your travel arrangements.

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OCTOBER 18, 2021

(9 days ago) • HTA subscribes to Global Agency Pro, an online travel distribution system consisting of Travel Agency data. • Global Agency Pro provides access to over 90% of the world’s Travel Agency airline transactions. • The database consists of five years of historical ticketing data and one year of advance purchase data.

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Maui Transportation Options

(6 days ago) Maui Public Bus ***. Shuttles/Taxi Services. Akina Tours & Transportation. CB Taxi Maui. Polynesian Adventure Tours. Roberts Hawaii Maui Airport Transfer Service. Royal Taxi. SpeediShuttle Maui Airport Shuttle. West Maui Taxi.

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Helpful Resources

(4 days ago) Helpful Resources. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC.Gov; Travel Notices; Cruise Ship Travel; Guidance on Gatherings and Events; Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes

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Community Enrichment

(4 days ago) The Community Enrichment Program fosters community-based tourism projects to improve and enrich Hawaii’s product offerings. It supports a diverse array of festivals, events and year-round programs in the tourism niche areas of culture, education, health and wellness, nature, agriculture, sports, technology, and voluntourism.

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(3 days ago) – The date on which travel is expected to take place. • Point of Origin Country – The country which contains the airport at which the ticket started. • Travel Agency – Travel Agency associated with the ticket is doing business (DBA). 3 4/19/2021. US Travel Agency Booking Pace for Future Arrivals, by Month 221,860.

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Hotel COVID-19 Health and Safety Plans

(5 days ago) All hotel operators shall publish the COVID-19 Health and Safety Plans of each property they operate, including by making it available on their websites and by submitting it to the Hawaii Tourism Authority for posting on its website.”. Please submit your safety plans by email to [email protected] with this COVID Plan Checklist and

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How to Self-Quarantine

(9 days ago) For technical assistance with the Safe Travels program, contact the Safe Travels Service Desk (10 a.m. to 10 p.m. HST): 1-855-599-0888. Calls outside of working hours will go to voicemail and be returned the next business day. For quarantine, health and Safe Travels FAQs, email [email protected] or call 1-800-GOHAWAII (1-800-464-2924).

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Hawaiian Culture

(Just Now) The Maemae Toolkit. Hawaii is a special place, with a blend of cultures, activities, and experiences unique in the world. These islands have drawn the attention of travel marketers and journalists throughout the years, dating back to authors Mark Twain and Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for April 2021

(3 days ago) April 2020 was the first full month of travel restrictions to keep the community safe, following the State of Hawaii’s 14-day mandatory travel quarantine for all passengers (effective March 26, 2020). During this time, exemptions included travel for essential reasons like work or health care.

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HTA Continues Campaign to Educate Visitors

(6 days ago) The Kuleana video was launched last week in coordination with Hawaii’s new pre-travel testing program, which started on October 15. It allows trans-Pacific travelers to bypass the state’s mandatory 14-day self-quarantine with a negative test result from a trusted testing and travel partner.

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Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for March 2021

(3 days ago) The average daily census showed that there were 137,440 visitors in Hawaii on any given day in March 2021, compared to 127,760 visitors per day in March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic started taking a drastic toll on Hawaii’s visitor industry a year ago. On March 26, 2020, the state implemented a 14-day mandatory travel quarantine.

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YouGov Destination Index Trends Responsible Travelers …

(9 days ago) county travel will be lifted and travelers entering the state who have been vaccinated in Hawai‘i may bypass quarantine without a pre-travel test. June 24, 2021 – Gov. Ige announces that individuals vaccinated in the U.S. will be able to bypass the testing/quarantine requirement with proof of vaccination through the state’s Safe Travels

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Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for May 2021

(1 days ago) HONOLULU – According to preliminary statistics released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), a total of 629,681 visitors arrived by air service to the Hawaiian Islands in May 2021, mainly from the U.S. West and U.S. East. In comparison, only 9,116 visitors arrived by air in May 2020 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and Hawaii’s

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Hawaii Sunscreen Law

(7 days ago) Hawaii Sunscreen Law. Effective January 1, 2021, Hawaii State law prohibits the sale, offer of sale, and distribution of sunscreens that contain the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate in the Hawaiian Islands. The purpose of this law is to preserve marine ecosystems, including coral reefs.

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Hawaii Tourism Authority Launches Educational Malama

(2 days ago) Brief version: A New Way to Travel: Malama Hawaii The videos drive visitors to the Malama Hawaii page on www.gohawaii.com. HTA’s Malama Hawaii program is a statewide initiative involving nearly 100 industry partners and local organizations that provide inspiring volunteer opportunities, which ultimately leads to regenerative tourism.

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(7 days ago) Travel” to restart outbound travels (Presenting to Ministry of Travel) •Hawaii is the 1st foreign destination to pilot •Successful proof of concept to eliminate 14 day quarantine for returning residents •Convince Ministry of Travel to allow packaged tours abroad Outbound Travel Situation 11

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Hawaii Tourism Authority Releases Hawaii Hotel Performance

(3 days ago) “We’re encouraged by how the industry has recovered this summer but are concerned as to whether this level of performance will carry over into the fall shoulder season, especially if the impacts of the Delta variant overwhelms Hawaii’s healthcare systems and …

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan Hanalei Bay Resort 5380

(4 days ago) with a pre-travel Covid-19 test. The pre-travel Covid-19 test must be provided by a Trusted Testing and Travel Partner no more than 72 hours before beginning the flight to Hawaii. Travelers must upload their proof of negative Covid-19 test result to the Hawaii Safe Travels portal, print an actual copy,

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Meetings & Minutes

(6 days ago) HTA's Global Marketing Team offers a variety of consumer, travel trade, and MCI marketing opportunities. Partnership opportunities include digital and social media marketing, public relations, travel trade, and meeting sales programs. See All Partnership Opportunities

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HTA Kauai Action Plan

(8 days ago) The state’s pre-travel testing program started on October 15, 2020 as a way for travelers to bypass the mandatory quarantine requirement. The majority of visitors to Hawai‘i arrive by air, and thus air service to the islands is vital for Hawai‘i’s tourism industry. Total air capacity (number of seats)

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HTA Publishes Community-Based Tourism Management Plan for

(Just Now) HTA Release (21-06) 2021-03-04 Maui Nui DMAP press release.pdf. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has published the 2021-2023 Maui Nui Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP). It is part of HTA’s strategic vision and continuing efforts to manage tourism in a responsible and regenerative manner. It was developed by the

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Hawai‘i Visitor Statistics Released for January 2021

(7 days ago) The U.S. and Canadian governments extended cross-border travel restrictions to non-essential travel through at least March 21, 2021. Air travelers five years of age or older were required to provide their airline with a negative COVID-19 molecular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test within 72 hours of travel to Canada.

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Monthly Visitor Statistics

(5 days ago) The monthly news release reports highlights of preliminary visitor characteristics, expenditures, and airseats at the statewide level and for the top four major marketing areas (U.S. West, U.S. …

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HTA Rolls Out a Campaign to Educate Visitors

(1 days ago) For Immediate Release: September 9, 2019 HTA Release (19-20) HTA Rolls Out a Campaign to Educate Visitors . HONOLULU – Every destination has its own set of unwritten rules regarding cultural etiquette.

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Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for April 2020

(3 days ago) Exemptions include travel for essential reasons like work or health care. The state’s four counties enforced strict stay-at-home orders and curfews in April. Nearly all trans-Pacific flights to Hawaii were cancelled. In addition, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) renewed its “No Sail Order” on all cruise ships

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HTA Announces New Board Members

(5 days ago) HTA Announces New Board Members. For Immediate Release: April 27, 2021 HTA Release (21-11) 2021-04-27 HTA Announces New Board Members.pdf. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is pleased to welcome three new appointees to serve on its Board of Directors – Oahu and Kauai restaurateur Dylan Ching; expert waterman, environmentalist and surf shop owner …

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