– Kauai rejoined the state of Hawaii’s Protected Travels program on Monday. A second check after arriving on Kauai just isn’t obligatory, however it’s inspired. Guests who voluntarily take a second COVID-19 check 72 hours after arrival will obtain a Kokua Kauai Card for particular reductions and offers on the island.
– Regardless of some leaders’ optimism to permit an choice for vaccinated vacationers to bypass pre-travel testing, Governor Ige has indicated that there’s not instant plans for implementation. The governor would really like a nationwide vaccine database to be in place together with a manner for a digital vaccine verification. That might probably take months. For extra insights, see this Maui News article.
– Per this KHON segment, Norwegian Cruise Line is in discussions to renew their Pleasure of America cruise across the Hawaiian Islands beginning in July. This plan has not but been permitted.
– Kaanapali Seaside Lodge is within the technique of a $65 million renovation. This peek at their new rooms reveals a powerful new design. It’s a significant enchancment over their earlier decor. It’s unclear when the renovations can be full, however we did see a building advisory via at the least April 15, 2021.