HISTORICAL The rules keep changing. Here is my latest Canada to Hawaii travel requirement update. It is getting easier.
Cara’s favorite restaurants
I am often asked about my favorite restaurants. Here are my Maui favorites. Some openings times have changed due to staffing shortages.
How does Trip Insurance work
Trip insurance is a great way to protect your vacation investment. How does it work, and what kind should you get?
Hawaii drops Covid mandates
HISTORICAL The State of Hawaii drops Covid mandates effective March 26, 2022. What does this mean for domestic and international travelers?
Flying from Canada to the US
HISTORICAL We just returned from a Canada trip. Here is my experience traveling from Canada to the US with the current (March 2022) rules.
My experience entering Canada
HISTORICAL Here is my experience entering Canada this March 2022, with all the current Covid rules and tips. Oh right – it’s winter in Canada!
Happy New Years, Omicron?
HISTORICAL Here is a December 31 2021 Omicron status update from Maui. Also a rundown of what to expect for New Years celebrations on Maui.
My Hawaiian Airlines flight experience
HISTORICAL I just returned from a wonderful mainland trip on Hawaiian Airlines. My tips and tricks and what to expect.
International Travel Update
HISTORICAL The State of Hawaii issued an international travel update – it is aligning its policy with the new federal entry requirements.
My experience traveling to and from Canada
HISTORICAL My recent experience flying from Maui to Canada and back. Starting early November 2021 travelers will need proof of vaccination and a test.
How to make your Hawaii arrival easier
HISTORICAL You can make your Hawaii arrival easier by following a few simple steps. Have you got your pre-clear wristband yet?
Safer Outside Vaccination Requirements
HISTORICAL Maui County’s new Safer Outside plan reduces capacity and requires proof of vaccination at certain businesses effective Sept 15 2021.
Upcountry roadtrip and restaurant update
Sig and I love taking a Maui-style roadtrip to Ulupalakua Ranch. The views, the burgers and then dessert are worth the drive.
Delta variant on Maui
HISTORICAL Maui is experiencing a surge in Covid cases thanks to the Delta variant. What you need to know, including a decrease in rental car rates!
HISTORICAL Starting July 8 2021 travelers can get a vaccination exemption by submitting proof of vax to bypass the mandatory quarantine for Hawaii Travel.
Further loosening of Covid rules
HISTORICAL The State of Hawaii is loosening the Covid rules a little. As of June 15 you no longer need to get a pre-travel test for inter-island travel.
Cancellation of the post-arrival testing
HISTORICAL Maui’s mayor cancels the airport post-arrival testing as of June 4. You do still need a pre-travel test to avoid the mandatory quarantine.
Outdoor Mask Mandate Lifted
HISTORICAL Effective May 25, 2021 Hawaii Governor Ige has lifted the outdoor mask mandate for all. We all look forward to returning more to normal.
New post-arrival test starting May 5 for Maui
HISTORICAL New for Maui – you will have to take a post-arrival test on arrival on Maui. This is in addition to the pre-travel test
New post-arrival testing at the airport
HISTORICAL April 2021 Covid airport post-arrival testing process at Kahului airport OGG.