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VIDEO: Gov. David Ige joins Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Spotlight Hawaii – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Travelers who fly straight to the neighbor islands will likewise have the ability to bypass quarantine, however when those visitors leave the airport, they would need to quarantine if they selected to travel to other islands within the state.

“I have actually been dealing with the mayors to recognize you understand, what the health metrics would be so that we can drop the inter island quarantine. I do know, and when I talk with homeowners, specifically on the next-door neighbor islands, they continue to be worried because of the number of virus cases they see on Oahu,” Ige said.

Spotlight Hawaii, which shines a light on problems affecting Hawaii, airs live 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Honolulu Star-Advertisers Facebook page. Sign Up With Ryan Kalei Tsuji and Yunji de Nies this month for a discussion with visitors. Click on this link to see previous discussions.

The Governor likewise spoke about the new call center to deal with joblessness claims, and the states Hawaii Restaurant Card program. Residents who qualify will be getting $500 pre-loaded debit cards in the mail to utilize at Hawaii dining establishments. Spotlight Hawaii, which shines a light on concerns affecting Hawaii, airs live 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Honolulu Star-Advertisers Facebook page.

The Governor likewise spoke about the new call center to manage joblessness claims, and the states Hawaii Restaurant Card program. Citizens who certify will be getting $500 pre-loaded debit cards in the mail to utilize at Hawaii restaurants. The program is planned to assist homeowners who have lost their tasks, while likewise giving a boost to regional dining establishments.

With transpacific travel set to reopen on October 15th, Governor David Ige states Hawaii is ready to welcome tourists back to the islands. Travelers who have actually a recorded negative COVID-19 test, administered 72 hours prior to arrival, will be able to bypass the states compulsory 14-day quarantine.

“We do believe that we wont see a huge preliminary rise in the visitors who come here, but we hope that we can gradually revive our community by bringing transpacific visitors back to our islands,” Ige informed Spotlight Hawaii in a live interview today.

“If you are flying directly to Oahu, invest a day or so here, then that does not equate. You could concern Oahu and not undergo quarantine, but if you then take an inter island flight you would undergo quarantine once again,” Ige explained.

The Governor said he is consulting with the county mayors today and will have an upgrade on the inter island plans later today. As it stands now, travelers from Oahu must quarantine if they visitor a next-door neighbor island, but those taking a trip from the neighbor islands to Oahu do not.