Maui County COVID-19 Travel Information

All transpacific travelers are required to have a negative test result from a trusted travel partner before their departure for the State of Hawai‘i, in order to bypass the 10-day quarantine. The new policy takes effect today, Wednesday, Dec. 16.

All inter-island travelers coming in from outside of Maui County must provide a pre-departure test 72 hours prior to departing for Maui County to be exempt from quarantine.

  • Arrive Healthy: Mandatory pre-departure test submitted 72 hours prior to departing for Maui County.

  • Stay Healthy: Voluntary post-arrival test conducted 72 hours after arriving into Maui County.

  • Return Home Healthy: Depart Maui County with aloha.

Anyone not subject to quarantine may travel solely between Maui and Molokai without having to take a pre-departure test. 

Arrive Healthy

  • All transpacific travelers are required to have a negative test result from a trusted travel partner before their departure for the State of Hawai‘i, in order to bypass the 10-day quarantine. The new policy takes effect today, Wednesday, Dec. 16.

  • All inter-island travelers coming in from outside of Maui County must provide a pre-departure test 72 hours prior to departing for Maui County to be exempt from quarantine.

  • Children under the age of five will not be required to take a test.

  • The test must be done through one of the State’s trusted testing partners available at www.HawaiiCOVID19.com/travel-partners.

  • All travelers must complete the State’s mandatory travel and health form on the Hawaii Safe Travels Digital Platform at www.travel.hawaii.gov.

    • Negative test results should be uploaded onto this platform.
    • Travelers are strongly encouraged to complete the forms at least 24 hours prior to arrival.
    • Airport screeners will review information upon arrival and conduct temperature screenings.
  • If a traveler’s test is NEGATIVE, they will be exempt from quarantine.

  • If a traveler’s test is POSITIVE, they SHOULD NOT travel to Maui County.

    • If their positive test is returned after they arrive to Maui County, they must isolate at their place of lodging and follow all directions from the State Department of Health.
  • Travelers heading to Hawai‘i must upload their negative test result to the Safe Travels system prior to departure or, as an alternative to uploading, bring a hard copy of their negative test result with them when boarding their flight.

  • The policy change means that test results will not be accepted once a traveler arrives in Hawai‘i. Travelers who did not have a negative test result prior to departing for Hawai‘i, must self-quarantine for 10 days, without exception.

  • Post-arrival testing and results will also not be accepted once a traveler has arrived in the State of Hawai‘i.

  • This policy change applies to domestic transpacific flights and flights from international locations in which pre-travel testing programs are in place. It does not apply to inter-county travelers.

  • The traveler CANNOT test out of quarantine.

  • Limited quarantine exemptions will still be available for essential (CISA) workers and medical appointments, and requests can be submitted through www.MauiCounty.gov.

Stay Healthy

  • Travelers are strongly encouraged to take a free, post-arrival test 72 hours after arriving to Maui County. Pre-register at www.minitmed.com/travelers-voluntary.

  • Participating travelers will receive a Kamaʻaina First, “Mahalo Card,” which provides Kamaʻaina discounts to hundreds of participating local vendors.

  • The County of Maui has established a partnership with a local medical provider to mobilize ongoing community-based testing.

For more information on traveling to Hawaii and Maui County, visit HawaiiCOVID19.com or call 1-800-GoHawaii (1-800-464-2924).