Hawaii has kept strict entry requirements in place preventing the spread of COVID-19 on the islands. Known for some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and almost perfect year round weather, Hawaii receives almost 10 million tourists a year.
Here are the latest COVID-19 entry requirements and everything tourists need to know before traveling to Hawaii.
Complete the Hawaii Safe Travels Form
All travelers must complete a Hawaii Safe Travel Form before their flight.
24 hours before departure, travelers will receive a QR code via email. The QR code on their mobile device or printed on paper gets scanned by the airport screener upon arrival.
COVID-19 Testing Entry Requirements
As of October 15th, 2020, all Incoming travelers must have a valid COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) within 72 hours of boarding their final flight to Hawaii and must show proof of a negative test result upon arrival at the airport.
Failure to present the test will result in a mandatory 14 day self quarantine.
The test can only be done from a certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) lab test results from these following TRUSTED TESTING AND TRAVEL PARTNERS. (Only in USA and Japan)
Quarantine Entry Requirements
Before October 15th, 2020 all travelers arriving in Hawaii must self-quarantine for 14 days.
Starting October 15th, 2020 Travelers that do not present a negative COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Amplification Test NAAT will be required to self quarantine for 14 days. Violating the order can lead to a fine up to $5,000 and a year in jail.
COVID-19 Travel Insurance Entry Requirements
COVID-19 Health Requirements While in Hawaii
All visitors must follow COVID-19 health requirements while in Hawaii:
- Wearing a face mask when entering businesses and on public transit is required by state law
- Follow social distancing markers and instructions
COVID-19 Vaccine Entry Requirements
A vaccine for COVID-19 is not yet available to the public. Hawaii has not announced if they will require a proof of vaccine record (POVR) for entry in the future.
Visa Entry Requirements For Hawaii During COVID-19
All travelers arriving in Hawaii will need to follow regular United States visa requirements.
See our page on U.S. Entry Requirements for all the latest visa regulations during COVID-19.
Travelers that require a visa must apply at the U.S. embassy/consulate in their home country.
Hawaii Covid-19 Entry Requirements:
Disclaimer: Current Hawaii travel rules can change without notice and being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling. Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories