All Travelers to Maui County

Maui County includes the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

Mandatory Quarantine in Effect

The State of Hawaii has a mandatory 10-day quarantine and passenger verification process ("Safe Travels System") for all travelers to the state, including visitors, returning residents, and travelers seeking quarantine exemption.

AlohaSafe Alert / Quarantine Exemption Requirements

County of Maui Public Health Emergency Rules now require the download of the AlohaSafe Alert application or other Google-Apple exposure notification system application for all travelers on the Safe Travels program and those who obtain a limited quarantine exemption. For transpacific and interisland travelers, downloading the exposure notification apps is a requirement to avoid quarantine for 10 days. This is in addition to a negative COVID-19 pre-arrival test from a trusted partner.

Hawaii Safe Travels

All travelers arriving into Maui County must complete the State of Hawaii Safe Travels online application.

  • Negative test results should be uploaded onto this online platform or, as an alternative to uploading, bring a hard copy of the negative test result when boarding the flight.
  • Travelers are encouraged to enter their information and trip details well in advance of their flight.  Once their health information is entered 24 hours before departure, travelers receive a QR code via email. The QR code on their mobile device or printed on paper gets scanned by the airport screener upon arrival.
  • Airport screeners will review information upon arrival and conduct temperature screenings.
  • Post-arrival testing and results will also not be accepted once a traveler has arrived in the State of Hawaii.
  • Travelers who do not provide a negative test result prior to departing for Hawaii, must self-quarantine for 10 days, without exception.
  • Children under the age of five will not be required to take a test.

Vacation Responsibly

Please help keep everyone in Hawaii safe and healthy. View these Hawaii Travel Tips.

Inter-Island Travelers

All inter-island travelers coming in from outside of Maui County must provide a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to departing for Maui County to be exempt from quarantine. The test must be done through one of the State’s trusted testing partners available at Children under the age of five will not be required to take a test. 

Also refer to the “All Travelers to Hawaii / Maui County” information above.

Traveling within Maui County

Exemption from Quarantine or Testing

Travelers moving solely between the islands of Maui, Molokai and/or Lanai are not subject to quarantine or pre-travel COVID-19 testing provided:

  • the traveler is not under any quarantine or stay-at-home order
  • no portion of the travel is outside of Maui County (including connecting flights through Oahu)
  • person has not traveled outside the State of Hawaii within the past 14 days

Traveling on Lanai Ferry

Rules may change - stay updated. Temporary restrictions on travel between the islands of Maui County may be implemented in response to public health needs. Travelers are advised to keep abreast of the latest news and updates.

Pre-Travel Testing Program

The State of Hawaii's pre-travel testing program gives travelers – including travelers to Maui County – the option of possibly avoiding the mandatory 10-day travel quarantine.

Travelers must upload negative COVID-19 test results to the Safe Travels Hawaiiportal prior to departure or print out the negative test result prior to departure and have it in hand on arrival to Hawaii in order to avoid the 10-day quarantine. If test results are not available before boarding the final leg of the trip, or are indeterminate, the traveler must quarantine for 10 days or the length of the stay, whichever is shorter. For more information, visit www.Hawaiicovid19.Com/Travel.

Limited Quarantine Exemption for Essential Reasons

Qualified travelers may request a limited quarantine exemption for essential medical or essential work reasons. 

  • Limited quarantine exemptions will still be available for essential (CISA) workers and medical appointments, and requests can be submitted through 
  • Trans-Pacific travelers seeking a limited quarantine exemption must submit their request to the State of Hawaii. For more information and to submit a request, visit the State of Hawaii's Travel Quarantine Exemption Request.
  • Travelers approved for a limited quarantine exemption must abide by certain restrictions and limitations



Travelers will undergo a screening process upon arrival, including temperature checks and secondary screening if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or a temperature of 100.4°F or higher.

Voluntary Post-Arrival COVID-19 Test

All travelers are strongly encouraged to get a voluntary post-arrival test 72 hours after arriving into Maui County. The second test is completely FREE to travelers who provided a pre-departure test. You do not need insurance to be tested. This voluntary second test program is not valid for Inter-Island travel or any travel testing. Pre-register at

Masks Are Mandatory

Masks or facial coverings are required for everyone over 5 years old while in public spaces or common areas per County of Maui’s Public Health Emergency Rules.

Test Positive for COVID-19

If someone tests positive for COVID-19 after they arrive to Maui County, that person must isolate at their place of lodging and follow all directions from the State Department of Health. ‍