Kauai seeking to rejoin Hawaii’s Safe Travels program for incoming travelers
Yesterday, March 2, Kauai’s mayor, Derek Kawakami, announced that Kauai is seeking the governor’s approval to rejoin the state’s Safe Travels program starting April 5, 2021. You can read the full announcement here.
This proposed rule to rejoin the state’s Safe Travels program is called Rule 25. Here’s a summation of it from the announcement:
Additional testing after arrival will not be mandatory, but encouraged. In the announcement, there’s a list of ten Kauai resorts who have committed to support optional post-travel testing.
We’ll be watching for any announcements for the approval of Kauai’s proposed Rule 25. In the meantime, for further insights on this topic, check out these articles:
- Kauai seeks to welcome out-of-state visitors again through Safe Travels program – Hawaii News Now
- Kauai to open doors to more tourists – Star Advertiser
Post publishing update: Kauai received approval to rejoin the state’s Safe Travels program.
if a person traveling to Kauai with a negative test results then wants to visit maui 6 days later can they do that with out another test?
In the scenario you described, that person would be required to get a negative test result in Kauai to avoid quarantine in Maui. Always check for any changes to these policies as they are very much subject to change: https://hawaiicovid19.com/travel/getting-to-hawaii/