Hawaii opening to tourism October 15th!


a diagram of a travel test

Hawaii’s governor David Ige announced that Hawaii will open to tourism on October 15th, 2020.  I know we’ve heard it before, but this time, there’s a chart (see above).  The plan is pretty simple: To avoid having to quarantine, you must take a test within 72 hours of arrival.  If your test results aren’t in by the time you arrive, you must quarantine until you get the results.  If the results are negative then you’re free to move about the island.

This is great news for people hoping to take advantage of United’s new flights to Hawaii or really for anyone itching for travel.  I’m especially excited because I love Hawaii and I’m dreading Michigan’s winter more than ever.  Hawaii would be a great escape.

a palm trees and a body of water
Grand Hyatt Kauai

For those interested in staying at a Hyatt property, the timing works well for taking advantage of Hyatt’s many overlapping promotions.  Those looking for extreme luxury may be interested too in the fact that the Grand Hyatt Kauai made my list of the most incredible Hyatt suites bookable with pointsNick thought it was pretty great too.

See also: Best ways to fly to Hawaii from the US mainland.

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[…] previously reported that Hawaii is opening to tourism on October 15th with the requirement that you must take a Coronavirus test within 72 hours of arrival in order to […]


I stayed at the Grand Hyatt Kauai last year. It is a beautiful property and the staff was great, but I felt like it was desperately in need of a renovation.

[…] This is an awesome deal!  You could pay for a dirt-cheap flight now and then later fly a companion for free anywhere Southwest flies.  The companion dates do not include the Christmas holidays, but they do work well for a winter escape (to Hawaii, perhaps?). […]

[…] We’ve heard this before, but this time it looks like it might be really happening: they have a cool chart.  See: Hawaii opening to tourism October 15th! […]


Just a guess that right now Nick is simultaneously on hold with Turkish airlines while writing emails to the Miles&Smiles program in an effort to secure multiple business class tickets to Hawaii on United metal.

Last edited 3 years ago by Jules

how about inter island travel? will there be quarantine?


No interisland travel


Booked last night the Alaska airline 2 for 1 deal to Hawaii for $170 RT per person. Life is looking great!


COVID has killed the AS card CP value.

Mohit Punia



LOL u book then the Dem changing his mind .I wonder why LA won’t open schools till 11/4.
BLM Baby !!


Even when I can decode your barely coherent sentences, you still make no sense.


Thank You LOL too.