July 8 is when Hawaii’s travel and gatherings are expected to be loosened when 60 percent of the State is fully vaccinated. But getting to that benchmark has been slow process because we’re still at 57 percent. Lt. Gov. Josh Green joined Wake Up 2day to discuss that plus the Delta variant. He also answered… Continue reading Lt. Gov. Green Discusses Possible Delay on July 8 Hawaii Restrictions
Could more restrictions be reinstated on the Big Island? Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth is still awaiting approval from Governor Ige after sending a proposal last Wednesday. Among other things, the proposal would limit gatherings and bring back the pre-travel testing program. Mayor Roth joined Wake Up 2day to discuss his proposed restrictions and hospital… Continue reading Hawaii County Mayor Discusses Proposed Restrictions
Inter-island travel will be much easier for vaccinated Hawaii residents starting on Tuesday, May 11. KHON2 spoke with several residents who are excited about the change.
Getting a pre-travel COVID test taken within 72 hours before a flight to Hawaii is just the first step toward waiving the mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival.
Beginning June 15th all quarantine and testing rules for neighbor island travel will be dropped. And fewer travel restrictions are coming for Hawaii residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID are also coming soon.
Looser travel restrictions, influx of visitors cause Hawaii officials to find tourism management solutions
As the state gets ready to loosen travel restrictions, Hawaii’s airports are about to get very busy. It comes at a time when the airports and the TSA are in need of workers.
Pre-travel test for all Hawaii passengers back on the table amid coronavirus spike
Gov. David Ige said he is frustrated because he believes Hawaii’s surge in COVID cases and hospitalizations could have been avoided. Stay informed about Hawaii news, weather, sports, and entertainment! Follow KHON2 on our website and social channels:
Gov. David Ige announced major changes on Thursday to the state’s emergency rules on travel and social gatherings. With Hawaii expected to reach a 60% fully vaccinated rate by July 8, the governor believes restrictions currently in place may be relaxed.