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Hawaii Is Open! | How to Complete Hawaii’s Pre-Testing Program as of October 15, 2020

***Quick note! We inaccurately said that your test needed to be administered within 72 hours of arrival. It is actually within 72 hours from the final leg of departure.***

The day is here, Hawaii is open. But this is just the beginning. We breakdown how to complete pre-testing so you don’t have to quarantine or pull-out your hair figuring out what to do.

Hawaii has provided more details on their new pre-testing program – their way of opening the islands to visitors while keeping the residents safe. The pre-testing program starts October 15th, 2020. While they have more Trusted Travel and Testing Partners for pre-testing and more guidance, this is still a confusing and ever changing program.

Stay calm, be patient, respect Hawaii’s health workers, and get ready to soak up the sun while staying safe.

How to Visit Hawaii as of October 15th Guide:
00:00 Intro
00:39 How the pre-testing is starting (work in progress)
01:18 What we know for pre-testing
02:35 Hawaii Trusted Testing and Travel Partners
04:19 Hawaii Airlines with Pre-Testing Programs
06:55 Complete Health Survey Before Arriving
07:36 Hawaii Island Specific Requirements
08:29 Inter-Island Travel Requirements
10:09 Final Thoughts

Links Mentioned:
Hawaii Tourism Authority
Hawaii Department of Health Trusted Testing Partners:
Flying into Hawaii Pre-Testing Flowchart:
Hawaii’s Online Safe Travels Form:

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