June 26: 1,273 passengers, 17 flights land in the state of Hawaii


HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported that 1,722 people arrived in the State of Hawaii on June 26.

There were 324 returning residents, and 333 visitors on Friday. The remaining number were crew members, military, transit, those who are relocating to the state, and those exempt from the quarantine order.

HTA says that those who are exempt from the order received prior approval from the state. There were 73 on Friday.

[RELATED: Hawaii gov. extends quarantine for out-of-state travelers to July 31]

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

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

HTA also reported what incoming passengers indicated when asked about the purpose of their visit. Officials said that passengers were able to indicate more than one reason.

[RELATED: Don’t want to quarantine? Travelers will need to test negative for COVID-19 before coming to Hawaii]

Most of those incoming to the state landed in Oahu. It was reported that most said that they were coming to visit their friends and family.

Twelve had left this portion of the form blank.

The table below shows what Oahu-bound passengers indicated as the purpose of their trip. This data was collected from the DOT’s new Mandatory Travel Declaration Form.


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