Inter-Island Travelers Get To Skip Testing and Quarantine Starting May 11, 2021


Are you ready to travel to one of the neighboring islands? Have you received your vaccination yet?

Starting May 11, fully vaccinated passengers will be able travel inter-island without having to quarantine and or under go COVID-19 testing.

Gov. David Ige made the announcement at a news conference Tuesday, April 20.

“The program is seen as a step toward allowing fully vaccinated trans-Pacific passengers to come into the state without being subject to quarantine or being required to take a test” as reported by Hawaii News Now.  Ige said he hoped that could happen later this summer.

Of course, personally, it takes the cake that I am traveling to Kauai May I will just miss this..better make an appointment for hopefully my last COVID test for travel..I am getting my vaccination on Thursday!

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Julie Ziemelis

Julie Ziemelis is an entrepreneur, business owner, author, blogger and vlogger in Kailua Kona. She created and moderates the “365 Things to Do in Kona” page and the Kona Newbies group on Facebook. She blogs at and and vlogs with her husband, Eric, at “365Hawaii” on YouTube. Julie also authored the books, “How to Move to Kona” and the “Insiders Guide to Buying Real Estate on the Big Island of Hawaii”. You will most likely find Julie in Kona hiking, running, biking, taking photos and sharing Aloha.

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