You can read more on our Hawaii Travel Requirements page. As we noted above, beginning Tuesday, November 24th, travelers wishing to bypass the 10-day mandatory quarantine must have their negative COVID-19 test results, from a trusted testing partner, prior to departure for the state of Hawaii.
Hawaii will finally reopen on October 15 Hawaii Governor David Ige has just announced that Hawaii will launch its pre-travel testing program as of October 15, 2020 .
Hawaii for First Time Visitors: 8 Things to Keep in Mind The Big Island of Hawaii . Maui. Oahu. Kauaʻi. Molokaʻi. Lānaʻi. Niʻihau. Kahoʻolawe.
Hawaii’s parks, beaches , and trails are open for groups of no more than five (5) people. Please practice physical distancing and always wear a mask or face covering. All Hawaii county parks and beaches are open on all islands with some restrictions.
Update on Oahu Attractions Hanauma Bay re-opened to the public starting on Dec 2nd. Dole Plantation reopening starting Nov 12th. Polynesian Cultural Center reopened Nov 1st. Hawaii State Museum has reopened. Waikiki Aquarium has re-opened, but requires reservations. The Bishop Museum reopened on June 26th.
Hawaii reopened to U.S. travelers on Oct. 15. At this time, international travelers from CDC-prohibited countries are still banned from entering Hawaii . However, travelers coming from Japan have a pre-travel testing option via approved testing providers that went into effect on Nov.
Round-trip flights to Hawaii from the continental U.S. range from as low as $400 to more than $2,000, with prices varying due to time of year, airport, airline and booking service. In economy class, round-trip tickets between most U.S. cities and Honolulu cost between $500 and $800.
Since Hawaii is a state within the United States, citizens do not need a valid passport to travel to Hawaii from the mainland. However, starting on October 1, 2021, everyone will need a REAL ID for air travel , and not all states currently issue driver’s licenses that comply with these requirements.
10 Things Not To Do in Hawaii Don’t stand next to the blowhole. Don’t eat at a chain restaurant. Don’t let a commercial luau be your only exposure to Hawaiian culture. Don’t limit your visit to Oahu. And don’t avoid the Island of Hawaii . Don’t only stay in resort towns. Don’t hike illegally or start a hike late in the day. Don’t take lava rocks.
There’s a big range when estimating a Hawaii trip cost. This Tripadvisor thread has people saying costs from $1,500 per person to $15,000 per person . We estimate a mid-range, family of 4 trip to Hawaii cost $11,000 for 10 days in 2020, in the summer, leaving from the west coast.
Generally, the best weather in Hawaii can be experienced in June , July and September . This is when travelers can expect the least amount of rainfall along with warm water temperatures. However, Hawaii has pretty great weather year-round (after all, the Aloha State experiences only two seasons).
Parks and Beaches Parks, beaches and trails are open with some restrictions. Please practice physical distancing and always wear a face covering. County parks and beaches are open on all islands with some restrictions.
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|Diamond Head Beach Park||10:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.|
|Duke Kahanamoku Beach Park||2:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m.|
|Frank Judd Mini Park||10:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.|
|Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve||6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. (Winter) 7:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. (Summer)|
Hawaii offers a variety of luaus hosted every night, all over the island. Each luau is an authentic experience, featuring an assortment of food and entertainment that are sure to delight.