Starting August 1, travelers will be able to visit Hawaii without having to quarantine if they test negative for COVID-19 prior to arrival, the governor announced on Wednesday.
In a press conference,Gov. David Ige confirmed that visitors must be tested ahead of their flight to Hawaii as tests will not be conducted at any of its airports. Anyone who arrives in Hawaii without the results of a negative test will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
Documentation of a negative test result must be presented via a printed or emailed pre-test certification,according to the governor's office.
Additionally, travelers must alsofill out an official health declaration formand undergo a thermal temperature check at the airport. Those with a fever higher than 100.4 degrees or who are experiencing other COVID-19 related symptoms will undergo a secondary health screening.