HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Tourism Authority reported that 1,621 people arrived in the State of Hawaii on June 5.

Most of those coming into the state on Thursday were visitors, with the number at 546. 433 were returning residents, and the remaining 642 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 77 on Thursday.

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.

(Courtesy of HTA)
  • 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.

Most of those incoming to the state landed in Oahu and many indicated that they came to the island to visit 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.

(Courtesy of HTA)

The DOT’s new Mandatory Travel Declaration Form does not include a question about the type of accommodation.