Attractions Updates Generally speaking, most state and national parks are open at this time. Select Hawaii state parks and monuments statewide are open , though emphasizing social distancing.. Please visit the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) website for more information.
State Beaches : Beaches are currently open but gatherings are limited to five people or less. Members of the party do not need to be from the same household. Canopy structures are not allowed at this time. Oahu: As of October 1, beaches are currently open but gatherings are limited to five people or less.
According to the survey, conducted by Ward Research, the top issues for residents on Hawaii Island are homelessness , drugs and traffic. Maui residents’ top issues were affordable housing, traffic and public education. On Kauai, traffic was first, followed by environmental concerns and crime /public safety.
The cold has been brought on by winds from the north and dry air. The cooler air is hitting people where they live, accompanied by strong winds. In Honolulu, a 122-year-old record was broken when the temperature dropped to 57 degrees Monday, reports the city’s Star Advertiser. New lows were also set on Kauai and Maui.
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.
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 .
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)|
Pearl Harbor is open daily from 7 am to 5 pm (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day). There is abundant free parking. Pearl Harbor : Hawaii’s most popular attraction. The USS Arizona Memorial draws more than 1.8 million visitors annually.
For the second year in a row, Hawaii is ranked among the bottom six states for economic outlook by the American Legislative Exchange Council in its “ Rich States, Poor States” report, which uses 15 state policy variables to rank states for competitiveness.
There is still traffic and crime, and there are still some rude people in Hawaii like anywhere else. We have homeless people and drug problems, like any major city. People who are new to Oahu tend to live for about a year in the honeymoon stage, still euphoric about just living in Hawaii at all.
And in 2017, “low-income” was considered $58,600 . Meanwhile, someone is “very low income” in Honolulu if they bring in $42,200 a year or less. For comparison’s sake, the minimum wage in Hawaii ― $10.10 an hour ― translates to $21,008 a year.
There are only two seasons in Hawaii — Hawaiian tradition named them Kau (summer) and Hoolio (winter) —and it hardly ever drops below 75 degrees here (if it does , the locals start freezing). The summer season stretches from May to October and winter, the cooler, wetter season, lasts from November to April.
Yes, it’s snowing in Hawaii . But don’t panic, it’s not the end of days. It’s only snowing on Hawaii’s high mountain volcano summits of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea on the Big Island. In the colder months, it’s not uncommon for snow to fall on on Hawaii’s mountain peaks since they are nearly 14,000 feet high.