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- Starting September 13, 2021, Oahu will start requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test when visiting certain types of indoor entertainment, recreation, dining and fitness establishments. Click here for details about the City and County of Honolulu’s Safe Access Program.
- Starting September 15, 2021, the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai require all indoor dining customers to show proof of full vaccination. Those who are unvaccinated must dine outdoors. Children under 12 years old are exempt. Click here for details about Maui Countyʻs Safer Outside program (page 11).
- Facial coverings are required indoors. Your mask or facial covering must cover your nose and mouth. Masks are not required while outside. However, mask wearing is highly recommended when in a large group outdoors.
- Practice Good Hygiene by washing your hands frequently for 20 seconds each time. Please practice social distancing, which is staying six feet away from others.
- Be responsible and aware of what to do if you get sick. If you become ill with a fever or cough while in Hawaii, recently departed an area with widespread transmission of COVID-19, and/or have had close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19, we recommend you: 1) remain at home or your lodging and avoid contact with others; 2) call a health care provider or ER before seeking medical care; 3) call 911 if you need immediate medical care.
- Follow travel and safety tips for Hawaii visitors.
Hawaii Travel Tips
Hawaii Travel Tips: Ocean Safety
Beneath the ocean's beautiful blue surface, conditions can be unpredictable and even dangerous. Ocean safety experts recommend checking in with lifeguards before you enter the water - they'll be happy to tell you about potential hazards like rip currents, hidden rocks and shorebreaks. Then you can experience the majesty of the Pacific the way we do - with reverence and respect for its awesome power.
Hawaii Travel Tips: Land Safety
Hawaii's mountains, valleys, waterfalls and canyons are amazing to see up close, and to keep them that way, we listen to land safety experts' tips to minimize our impact on the trails. When you learn about land access, trail protocol and weather preparedness, you'll be ready to enter Hawaii's awe-inspiring wilderness like we do, as protectors and explorers.
Hawaii Travel Tips: Culture
The Hawaiian Islands are like no place else - and experiencing them fully means having a completely different mindset. We do our best to open our hearts and minds to consider the Hawaiian perspective, by learning about the culture and traditions that shaped this place over many centuries. You'll gain a deeper appreciation for the people and the place that, together, make Hawaii a truly unique destination.
Hawaii Travel Tips: Ocean Conservation
The ocean is a source of more than just fun and adventure - it's also home to countless marine animals in delicate ecosystems. We've learned that even small actions - like using reef-safe sunscreen and reducing single-use plastics - can have a big impact on the ocean, keeping it healthy for everyone to experience.