Visitor arrested on Maui for allegedly violating COVID travel quarantine rules

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — An Oregon visitor was arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 8, for allegedly violating Hawaii’s rules and orders of the travel quarantine after arriving on Maui from Los Angeles.

Maui police said 40-year-old Christopher Chapman apparently did not have a negative pre-travel COVID test from an approved facility.

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Chapman also did not have an approved place to stay for the mandatory 10-day travel quarantine, police reported, and he was taken to the Wailuku Police Station.

According to police, Chapman volunteered to leave Maui and fly back to Oregon.

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