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COVID-19 Meeting, Convention & Incentives (MCI) Comparison Guidelines Chart

State of Hawai‘i Update:
DOH Revises State’s Isolation & Quarantine Policy – January 3, 2022; Safe Travels Mandatory Quarantine period is reduced from 10 days to 5 days


State of Hawaii
COVID-19 MCI Guidelines




Island of Hawaii

Safe Travels Hawaii - Statewide Domestic Arrival Program

Statewide Program required for only domestic travelers from the U.S. to Hawaii 
Direct international flights to Hawaii align with CDC federal international requirements; Safe Travels account not required  

Are Structured (Professionally Organized) Events Allowed?

Indoor Limit: 40 pax
Outdoor Limit: 100 pax

1/10/22 - Indoor events with 1,000 or more attendees are limited to 50% capacity

1/8/22 – Indoor events larger than 75 people consult with Mayor’s office

Limit to 50 pax, including staff

If Structured Events Allowed - Are There Requirements?

Must comply with Mayor’s Emergency Rule #28

Must Participate in Safe Access Oahu

Indoor Events

County Exemption Required

Proof of Full Vaccination Required to Enter Restaurants/Bars


Safe Access Oahu

Safer Outside 

1/8/22 - Booster shot required for those who are eligible, to be considered fully vaccinated


Social Distancing Limitations (Six Feet)

Restaurants Allowed 100% Capacity

100% Capacity Allowed for All Events & Businesses – Must Participate in Safe Access Oahu

Restaurants Allowed 100% Capacity – Must Participate in Safer Outside

Social Gathering Limitations

40 Indoors/100 Outdoors

No Limitations

10 indoors / No Limit Outdoors

10 Indoors/100 Outdoors

Face Coverings – Indoors/Enclosed Areas

Face Coverings – Outdoor Areas

Consider wearing a mask in crowded outdoor settings and for activities with close contact with others who are not fully vaccinated. Per CDC guidelines

*last updated Jan. 6, 2022


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: