Guidelines & Protocols - By Island
While maintaining a physical distance of six feet and wearing a mask in public (while indoors or in large groups outdoors) are required statewide, each county dictates its own guidelines and protocols regarding the capacity of meetings, conventions and incentive groups. Current gathering size regulations are listed below along with links to individual county proclamations. Please note: the below guidelines apply to professionally organized receptions, meetings and other events at an official venue, and NOT social gatherings.
As of August 11, 2021: Statewide, all structured events with more than 50 people need to file a mitigation plan ahead of time with the appropriate county. More details can be found in the Governor's Executive Order found here.
All large organized gatherings, including conferences and meetings, over 10 people (indoors) or 25 people (outdoors) will be suspended through Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, and may be extended based on current conditions and impacts to Oahu's medical providers.
Maui Nui (Maui, Molokai, Lanai)
Outdoor functions are limited to 100 people, including staff
Island of Hawaii
Functions are limited to 25 people (indoors) and 75 people (outdoors), however exemptions are considered. Submit a request here.
Functions are limited to 40 people (indoors) and 100 people (outdoors)
*last updated August 23, 2021
Health & Safety Protocols - Industry Partners
We understand that enhanced health and safety protocols are now a critical part of the decision making process for meeting planners. Outlining what meeting attendees can expect along their journey from arrival to departure, please see the following links for the most current COVID-19 health and safety protocols from our industry partners: