Where can you get your pre travel test for Hawaii travel

This is all so confusing.  My Vacation Lady is seeing multiple questions daily on can I island hop?  Where can I take a covid test before going to Hawaii?  Things are changing on a moment to moment basis so please come back to this site frequently for the most up to date info.

This information is ONLY for US travelers

This is the most up to date info from Hawaii’s State Department (Oct 28, 2020). 

Pre-travel testing required to avoid 14-day traveler quarantine in Hawaii. Tests ONLY accepted from TRUSTED TESTING AND TRAVEL PARTNERS

HAWAII’S PRE-TRAVEL TESTING PROGRAM

The state of Hawaii will ONLY accept Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) lab test results from TRUSTED TESTING AND TRAVEL PARTNERS: AFC Urgent Care Portland, Bartell Drugs, Carbon Health, CityHealth Urgent Care, Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, Color, CVS Health, Diagnostic Laboratory Services (Hawaii), Discovery Health MD, Hawaii Pacific Health, Kaiser Permanente, Minit Medical, Quest Diagnostics, Urgent Care Hawaii, Vault Health and Walgreens (as of 10/21/20).

DOMESTIC TRANS-PACIFIC TRUSTED TESTING PARTNERS

AFC Urgent Care Portland – COVID-19 tests are available only at Oregon clinics on the AFC Urgent Care Portland website. Tests available for ages five and older. Schedule in advance to guarantee appointment availability. A printed version of results is provided prior to leaving the clinic. Information and costs can be found at afcurgentcareportland.com/traveling-hawaii.

Bartell Drugs – In partnership with Alaska Airlines, Bartell Drugs offers testing at select locations. Tests available for ages five and older. Appointments are required at least one day in advance. Guaranteed results within 72 hours. Information can be found at bartelldrugs.com/alaska-airlines-covid-testing.

Carbon Health – Carbon Health offers COVID-19 tests at dedicated testing sites with results delivered within two hours. Tests available for ages five and older. Registration instructions and costs can be found at carbonhealth.com/alaska-airlines-to-hawaii-rapid-covid-testing.

CityHealth Urgent Care – CityHealth Urgent Care and its team of expert clinical staff and infectious disease physician consultants offer testing utilizing state-of-the-art Abbott Lab instrumentation for results in 15 minutes. Tests available for ages five and older. Information and costs can be found at bayareacovid19testing.com.

Color – Color supports the nation’s first COVID-19 testing program for airline passengers. Tests available for ages five and older. Information can be found at color.com/united-airlines-testing-program.

CVS Health – Travelers may schedule an appointment up to two days in the future at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations. Tests available for ages 12 and older. Pre-registration is required. Registration instructions and costs can be found at cvs.com/selfpaytesting.

Discovery Health MD – Individuals traveling to Hawaii may schedule testing online with same and next day results at designated testing sites. Tests available for ages five and older. A limited number of walk-ups can be accommodated. Information can be found at discoveryhealthmd.com/covid-19-services/test-to-fly.

Kaiser Permanente (members only) – Kaiser Permanente members may schedule a test online, or contact the appointment call center or nurse advice line in their home region for scheduling instructions. Kaiser Permanente members returning home to Hawaii may call the Away-from-Home Travel Line at 951-268-3900 for scheduling instructions. Information can be found at kp.org/travel.

Quest Diagnostics – Individuals may order and schedule the company’s COVID-19 Active Infection Test online and select from more than 500 Walmart drive-thru pharmacy locations for a nasal swab test. Ordering instructions and costs can be found at questcovid19.com/hawaii.

Vault Health – At-home tests with real-time audio-visual supervision are available with Vault Health, the first FDA-authorized saliva test. Tests available for ages five and older. Tests are mailed with accurate results in 72 hours or less. Information and costs can be found at learn.vaulthealth.com/state-of-hawaii.

Walgreens – Testing is available at no cost to eligible individuals who meet CDC criteria. Tests available for ages five and older. All drive-thru testing locations operate outdoors and patients do not leave their vehicles. Appointment required. Request the RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel or Rapid Point of Care (POC) test, which are both approved by the state of Hawaii. Information can be found at walgreens.com/covid19testing.

 

STATE OF HAWAII: INTER-COUNTY TRUSTED TESTING PARTNERS

All tests conducted in the state of Hawaii require an order by a licensed physician or healthcare provider.

Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii – All lab tests require an order by a licensed healthcare provider in the State of Hawaiʻi. Appointment required. More information at clinicallabs.com.

CVS Health (Longs Drugs) – Appointments may be scheduled up to two days in the future at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations. Tests available for ages 12 and older. Pre-registration required. More information at cvs.com/selfpaytesting.

Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Inc. (DLS) – Testing requires a lab order and collection by a licensed healthcare provider in the State of Hawaii. More information at dlslab.com/covid-collection.

Hawaiʻi Pacific Health – Testing available at Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children on O‘ahu and Wilcox Medical Center on Kaua‘i in partnership with Clinical Labs of Hawaii. Appointments required at Kapi‘olani and must be scheduled online at clinicallabs.com/covid. No appointment necessary at Wilcox. More information at hawaiipacifichealth.org/covid19testing.

Kaiser Permanente (for members only) – Kaiser Permanente members may schedule a test online or contact the appointment call center or nurse advice line in their home region for scheduling instructions. Kaiser Permanente members returning home to Hawaii may call the Away-from-Home Travel Line at 951-268-3900 for scheduling instructions. More information at kp.org/travel.

Minit Medical – Three clinics on Maui with drive-up testing available. Appointment required. More information at 808-667-6161 and minitmed.com.

Urgent Care Hawaii – Tests available with online registration at ucarehi.com. Results emailed within 24 hours. Limited walk-ins can be accommodated. More information at 808-797-7980.

Vault Health – At-home FDA-authorized saliva tests with real-time audio-visual supervision. Tests available for ages five and older. Tests results mailed in 72 hours or less. More information at learn.vaulthealth.com/state-of-Hawaii.

Walgreens – Testing available at no cost to eligible individuals who meet CDC criteria. Tests available for ages five and older. All drive-thru testing locations operate outdoors and patients do not leave their vehicles. Appointment required. Request the RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel or Rapid Point of Care (POC) test, which are both approved by the state of Hawaii. More information at walgreens.com/covid19testing.

 

AIRLINES

These airlines understand the pre-travel testing requirements and are reliable sources of testing and for information as to testing options (as of 10/13/20).

Alaska Airlines – alaskaair.com/content/next-level-care/hawaii

American Airlines – aa.com/covid19testing

Hawaiian Airlines – hawaiianairlines.com/covidtesting

Oakland International Airport – oaklandairport.com

Southwest Airlines – southwest.com/coronavirus

United Airlines – united.com/ual/en/us/fly/travel/covid-testing.html

As I said earlier, Protocol and Testing Partners are changing on a very regular basis so please check back on the Hawaii Covid site regularly.

My Vacation Lady is a top rated honeymoon and vacation planner.  We specialist is seamless and stress free honeymoon and vacation planning.  Right now, with all of the changes, we have recommended that our clients move their vacations and honeymoons to the Hawaiian islands until next year, when things will hopefully be a bit more stable.   If you are traveling to Hawaii soon, please follow all of the state department’s protocol, including wearing a mask where ever required.  Save the lives of the Hawaiian people and safe Hawaii tourism!

 

 

About the Author:

Mindy Gilbert of My Vacation Lady has been helping clients, just like you, plan their dream vacations, cruises and honeymoons since 1994.
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