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Hawaii reopened to visitors who want to avoid quarantine about a month ago. The state allows travelers to skip the 14-day quarantine if they take a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours before departing to the islands. What is it like to go through the Safe Travels program?

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Despite recommendations to the contrary by federal health authorities, millions of Americans plan to travel for Thanksgiving, with their numbers dipping only slightly from 2019 levels.

Associated Press

Canadian citizens will soon be eligible to skip Hawaii’s travel quarantine with a negative COVID-19 test.

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NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency advised Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household.

It was some of the firmest guidance yet from the government on curtailing traditional gatherings to fight the outbreak.

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Major players in Hawaii’s air travel and lodging industries are taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to the state’s new travel testing program.

Ryan Finnerty

The state’s new traveler testing program starts later this week, but the Ige Administration has still not produced a final plan.

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