On Aug. 27, 1,605 people arrived in Hawai‘i. During this same time last year approximately 28,000 passengers arrived in Hawai‘i daily, including residents and visitors.
Līhu‘e Airport received one flight with 43 passengers — 18 of which were visitors and 14 were residents.
Aug. 27 marked 22 weeks since the state’s mandatory 14-day self-quarantine started for all passengers arriving in Hawai‘i from out of state due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A pre-travel testing program has been under development and state officials hope to roll it out September.
An inter-island quarantine was reinstated on Aug. 11 for travelers arriving on the counties of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, Maui, and Kalawao as cases surge on O‘ahu.
Data was collected from the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation’s Mandatory Travel Declaration Form.