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Updated March 30, 2019

General Travel Announcements

14-day quarantine for inter island travel

Gov. David Ige on March 30, issued a mandate that all inter-island travelers in the state must undergo a 14-day quarantine similar to the earlier quarantine for visitor and residents coming to the islands from out of state. The mandatory quarantine starts Wednesday, April 1.

14-day quarantine coming into Hawaiʻi

Gov. David Ige on March 21, issued a mandate that all travelers (visitors and returning residents) coming back into the state must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

Starting Thursday March 26

Visitors must remain in the hotel or residence they are staying at and returning residents will be required to remain in their homes. Exceptions would be made for leaving for medical treatment or emergencies.

30-day travel ban

President Trump announced a 30-day travel ban starting March 13, 2020, for Europe except for the United Kingdom – extended to include both the United Kingdom and Ireland on March 14.

March 19 Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.

Student-, Faculty- and Staff-related information

No new non-essential university-sponsored out-of-state travel may be planned, and most already scheduled travel should be canceled. If you have previously scheduled UH-sponsored travel, contact your supervisor and/or fiscal administrator for guidance on canceling or postponing travel. While the university does not set requirements for personal travel, everyone is encouraged to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 travel guidelines.

Latest travel policy FAQs.

Further Questions

Email us at covid19@hawaii.edu.

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