Current Travel Advisories, Restrictions, & Updates
What are the travel restrictions & requirements in Hawaii for Fall 2022?
Last Updated: October 1, 2022
We've covered all of the latest Hawaii travel news and announcements below, including the steps travelers should follow to safely visit Hawaii in the Fall (Autumn) of 2022.
Latest Developments in Hawaii
At this time, there are no new travel-related restrictions for domestic travelers, and neither the Governor's office nor island mayors have indicated they plan to reintroduce any restrictions.
Travelers can check the state of Hawaii's confirmed cases here.
'Safe Travels' program & mask mandate both officially ended March 26, 2022
According to Governor Ige, the state of Hawaii dropped the 'Safe Travels' program for domestic U.S. travelers at midnight on March 25, 2022. Governor Ige has also announced the indoor mask mandate has ended as of March 26, 2022. Masks may still be required on public transportation, such as buses, and within Hawaii’s airports.
That now means domestic travelers to Hawaii will no longer need to fill out online forms via Safe Travels, no longer have to worry about QR codes, no longer have to provide proof of vaccination, and ultimately, there won't be any additional requirements or restrictions to fly to Hawaii on a domestic flight.
On the county level, the County of Kauai, the County of Maui, and the County of Hawaii have repealed their COVID-19 Emergency Rules. The City and County of Honolulu's Safe Access Oahu program ended on Sunday, March 6, 2022.
"Safe Travels is one part of a multi-layer approach to COVID safety. The program played a key role in keeping Hawaii's residents safe before vaccinations were widely available, and during the surges we've seen through this pandemic," said John De Fries, Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO. "Bringing the Safe Travels program to a close reflects the progress we have made as a state, and Governor Ige’s decision is a good balance of maintaining reasonable health precautions while reopening our society and economy."
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October 2022 Hawaii Events
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Hawaii Travel Restrictions on Individual Islands...
The response to COVID-19 by the different Hawaiian counties had previously created a patchwork of emergency rules, orders, and proclamations. Naturally, we recognized this would cause some confusion to visitors. This section previously educated travelers on the various restrictions per island.
As of March 26, 2022; this section is now for historical purposes only... this portion of this page is no longer updated.
Hawaii Health Protocols
We encourage all travelers to review the Health & Safety Protocols for all of your travel planning resources within the Islands of Hawaii:
Airlines Health Policies
- Air Canada
- Air New Zealand
- Alaska Airlines
- American Airlines
- Asiana Airlines
- China Airlines
- Delta Airlines
- Hawaiian Airlines
- Japan Airlines
- Korean Airlines
- Philippine Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- United Airlines
Airport Health Requirements
Activity & Tour Policies
Upcoming Months of Travel
We think it is safe to say that any month of the year you will not be disappointed when you visit the Hawaiian islands. Here's an overview of what to expect in the coming months. Not sure when to visit? Read about the Best Month to Visit, where we present an overview of each month OR take the quiz on our Best Time to Visit Hawaii page.
Information Disclaimer: Details and information on this page, including dates, may change on a day-by-day basis. While we will be making every effort to keep these pages relevant and up to date, the decision to travel is ultimately your own responsibility.