Effective date 12/24/2020
Adopting Authority Commissioner Dwight Sakai In Response to Governor's Executive Order
Operations Affected Reporting instructions, discretionary transfers, retakings, extraditions
The Governor and Chief Justice of the State of Hawai'i extended the state of emergency order related to the COVID-19 pandemic until February 14, 2021. The travel restriction remains in effect. Effective December 17, 2020, all persons entering the State of Hawai'i shall be subject to mandatory self-quarantine for a period of 10 days effective the day of entry. Effective October 15, 2020, an exception will be made for those persons providing written confirmation from a State approved COVID-19 testing facility of a negative COVID-19 test result administered within 72 hours from the final leg of departure. Effective December 17, 2020, all persons traveling to Kauai will be subject to a mandatory self-quarantine period of 10 days upon arrival, regardless of COVID-19 test results. All persons traveling from Oahu to Kaua'i, Hawai'i, Maui, or Kalawao will be subject to a mandatory 14 day self-quarantine period. Inter-island travel must be in compliance with the applicable county rules, directives, and orders related to travel. Any person who intentionally or knowingly violates the Travel Quarantine Rules shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fine not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
The Hawai'i interstate compact officers are working remotely and are currently not conducting home visits due to the pandemic. We will continue to process mandatory reporting instructions, transfer request, and violation reports. Our courts will continue to process revocation motions and warrants. Retaking and extradition is limited. Limited expedited reporting instructions and discretionary transfers.
Although resources are limited, Hawai'i continues to work with states on extradition, travel, and transfers.
For further information, please contact Brook Mamizuka at 808-538-5656.