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Honolulu to Introduce Vaccine Passports for Leisure Activities

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Honolulu to Introduce Vaccine Passports

Honolulu to Introduce Vaccine Passports for Leisure Activities

More COVID restrictions are coming to Hawaii as the state is experiencing a surge of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

Beginning September 13, you will need proof of vaccination to enter some bars, restaurants and other businesses in Hawaii. The rule will go into effect in Oahu where a vaccination pass or a negative COVID test will be required. The city’s Safe Access Oahu program is slated to remain in effect for 60 days for now and it excludes children under 12, who are ineligible for vaccines.

The latest emergency order states that the new rules will be mandatory for all businesses. These are all the establishments covered by the Safe Access Oahu order:

  • Restaurants and bars (takeout is exempt)
  • Gyms and fitness facilities, including dance studios
  • Bowling alleys, arcades and billiards halls
  • Movie theaters
  • Museums
  • Indoor portions of botanical gardens, zoos or other attractions

There will also be vaccine-or-test requirements in place for employees at impacted businesses. And also effective Sept. 13, restaurants and bars will have to stop serving alcohol at 10PM.

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi announced the program on Monday as new COVID cases in Hawaii have surged at an alarming pace. Last month alone, Hawaii had more than 20,000 new COVID infections and 53 deaths.

The mayor said businesses covered by the Safe Access Oahu program will be expected to enforce the new rules as soon as they go into effect. Those that don’t could face fines or even temporary closures.

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  1. Oh God … please stop. No one is lying to you. There is no conspiracy. There is no evil plot to kill you.
    Where I live, 25% of the population (the unvaccinated) represent 85% of the cases and 98% of the hospitalizations. The entire world (democratic, socialist, communist and otherwise) has not conspired to get YOU by ruining their economies and social well-being. If everyone was vaccinated, this would be have been over already. Get your shots and stop the stupidity.

  2. We are in Honolulu right now – day 6 of a 10 day stay. If any of you has a trip coming up soon and is worried about it, don’t worry. It is fine here. Masks-yes. Vaccines-yes. But otherwise normal. The crowds are a bit less than normal. Most restaurants are open and the longest we have waited for a table is 10 minutes.

  3. Hawaii reminds me alot of Israel right now. Israel has highest vaccinations in the world, did all the same BS lock downs like Hawaii and guess what? The vaccines DONT work. NONE of the protocols have worked, and youve ruined many of your residents lives over it. Bravo

    • If you haven’t figured it out yet, they all lied to you and now you have worthless shots full of who knows what!! By the way, you’ll need more of those.


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