Kūpa‘a Kaua‘i: A Unified Vision for Our Island’s Recovery

For Visitors

Hawaii Quarantine Rules

The State of Hawaii currently has in place a 14 day quarantine for anyone arriving to the State.  This rule is scheduled to remain in effect until Aug 31, 2020 and applies to both arriving visitors as well as returning residents.  The inter-island travel quarantine has now been lifted.  To learn more about the what is required during quarantine, please review the documents below.  If you have questions about quarantine or COVID-19, call 211 or visit hawaiicovid19.com.

Food Options During Quarantine

When arriving on Kauai, you must proceed directly to your accommodation for quarantine and may not stop at a grocery store while the quarantine rule is in effect.  As an alternative, there are a couple grocery shopping services and meal delivery options.  Below are a few of these resources to help you access food during this time:

Health Resources and Expectations 

Even after you have completed quarantine, you are expected to wear a mask when you are in public as a sign of respect and Aloha.  If you become sick while on Kauai, there are several testing options.  To learn more, visit the Health Resources section of our website here.
 
In addition to protecting your health, we encourage you to also make safe choices when visiting local beaches and enjoying hiking trails.  You can learn more about ocean conditions and lifeguard locations here.

For more information about Kauai tourism, visit: www.gohawaii.com/islands/kauai

Travel Requirements when Flying to Hawaii

In addition to the current quarantine rules, there are also new travel procedures and forms required when flying to Hawaii.  This checklist provides guidance on what is required prior to traveling and what you can expect while in flight and after deplaning.  

The Hawaii Department of Health has detailed information available on their website.   You can also click on the buttons below to view the FAQ and download the Traveler Health Forms.

 New Pre-Travel Testing Program set to begin August 1st 

Hawaii Governor David Ige announced that all travelers arriving in Hawai‘i from out-of-state will be required to get a valid COVID-19 test prior to their arrival, and to show proof of a negative test result, to avoid the 14-day quarantine. The pre-travel testing program was originally scheduled to begin August 1st but has now been delayed until Sept 1st. 

Out-of-state travelers arriving in Hawai‘i must get a PCR test prior to arrival from any testing location approved by the Hawai‘i State Department of Health. Evidence of a negative test result must be provided upon arrival in Hawai‘i. Without this, passengers arriving from out-of-state will be subject to the 14-day quarantine. 

For more information, read the full press release here.

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