Hawaii sees lowest number of passenger arrivals for the month of August

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — On Aug. 23, Hawaii saw its lowest number of passenger arrivals for the month of August. The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) reported that 1,854 people arrived in Hawaii.

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Most of those coming into the state on Sunday included a total of 738 returning residents. There were 390 visitors. The remaining 726 were crew members, military, transit, those who are relocating to the state, and those exempt from the quarantine order.

The table below shows the number of people who arrived by air from out-of-state and does not include inter-island travel. The data was collected from the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Mandatory Travel Declaration Form.

  • Crew = flight crew members
  • Transit = people who are in transit to another location through Hawaii and aren’t leaving the airport
  • Military = military exempt personnel
  • Exempt = people who are exempt from the 14-day quarantine after receiving prior approval from the state
  • Relocate to Hawaii = people who are moving to Hawaii
  • Returning Resident = people who indicate on the DOT’s form that they’re returning residents
  • Visitor = people who are not in the above categories

The table below shows what the O’ahu visitors indicated as the purpose of their trip, and they can choose more than one.

For Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and state updates regarding COVID-19 visit their website.

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