The plan for testing visitors is still unclear, but vacation bookings are rising.
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|The plan for testing visitors is still murky, but vacation bookings are coming in
Starting Aug. 1, travelers will be able to avoid quarantine if they test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of landing in the islands. But the state said they’re still hammering out the details of the plan. At a briefing Monday, some lawmakers expressed concern that the visitors wouldn’t be able to get tests but would come to the islands anyway. Hawaii News Now. Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Lawmakers are concerned about an influx of travelers burdening the state’s COVID-19 monitoring systems. Tribune-Herald.
With 2.6 million COVID-19 cases and climbing in the U.S., some people in Hawaiʻi are nervous as the state plans to restart tourism in about a month. Hawaii News Now.
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State teachers union, DOE agree to reopening terms for public schools
Bill would permit homeless camps on state land
Unemployment office changes call center hours while new issues delay payments
Gov. Ige will have the chance to appoint a new member to the state’s Supreme Court
EPA fines Hawaiʻi library system $144K for cesspool violations
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