– Kauai rejoined the state of Hawaii’s Safe Travels program on Monday. A second check after arriving on Kauai is just not necessary, however it’s inspired. Guests who voluntarily take a second COVID-19 check 72 hours after arrival will obtain a Kokua Kauai Card for particular reductions and offers on the island.
– Regardless of some leaders’ optimism to permit an choice for vaccinated vacationers to bypass pre-travel testing, Governor Ige has indicated that there’s not quick plans for implementation. The governor would really like a nationwide vaccine database to be in place together with a technique for digital vaccine verification. That would presumably take months. For extra insights, see this Maui News article.
– Per this KHON segment, Norwegian Cruise Line is in discussions to presumably resume their Delight of America cruise across the Hawaiian Islands beginning in July. This plan has not but been accredited.
– Kaanapali Seaside Resort is within the means of a $65 million renovation. This peek at their new rooms reveals a powerful new design. It’s a serious enchancment over their earlier decor. It’s unclear when the renovations will likely be full, however we did see a development advisory via April 15, 2021.