Following a federal ruling, face masks are no longer required at Hawaii airports or on Hawaiian Airlines flights. The judge in the ruling Kathryn Kimball Mizelle stated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overstepped their authority with the masking order. Should any more updates take place we will keep you informed.
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Hawaii Safe Travels Program
The Hawaii Safe Travels Program will be ending on March 25th. The SMART Health Card application available on the website will also end. You may wish to keep a copy for your records of your digital vaccine card if you have one.
You may print or screenshot your QR code, add it to your Apple Wallet, or add it to Samsung Pay or the CommonHealth app.
Mask Mandate Ending
The State mask mandate will end on March 25. Also ending on March 25, the emergency rules that include testing for domestic travelers. International travelers will still need to provide proof of a vaccination or a negative test.
The Governor has stated, should numbers begin to surge necessary protocols will be re-instated. Information provided via the Maui News.
Covid Restrictions Update
After almost two years, Maui County will withdrawal all its Covid-19 emergency rules starting tomorrow. The Safe Travel program remains in effect at this time. Local businesses will still have the right to enforce restrictions they deem necessary. Any surges in case numbers and necessary changes will be made.
To read the update via Maui News here.
New Vaccination Requirement
Mayor Victorino announced individuals must have a booster new to be considered fully vaccinated. This will take effect January 24th.
Requirements to be considered vaccinated include:
More than two weeks have passed since receiving their second dose in a two-dose vaccination series and have received a booster, if eligible. Or more than two weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine, and have received a booster, if eligible.
Eligible for vaccination booster means that 6 months have passed since receipt of your second dose of Moderna or Pfizer or 2 months have passed since receipt of your initial single-dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.