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April 2021

Timbers Embraces Community Throughout Pandemic

Timbers Kaua‘i at Hokuala is one of the many resort properties on Kaua‘i now accepting trans-Pacific visitors through the Hawai‘i Safe Travels program.

April 2021

I Stayed In A "Resort Bubble" In Hawaii - Here's What It Was Really Like

In 2020, the Hawaii Tourism Authority reported year-over-year visitor arrivals fell 74% due to the global pandemic. Just 2.7 million people flew to the islands last year, making it the first time that fewer than 3 million people visited since 1975.

March 2021

Sheltered From Virus, Kauai Plans Cautious Return To Tourism

As the coronavirus ravaged other parts of the U.S., residents of this rural Pacific island watched safely from afar. Kauai, one of the world’s most sought-after vacation destinations, has been nearly impossible to visit for most of the past year, with officials bucking pressure to ease quarantine rules as the state’s economy tanked.

March 2021

Kauai Re-Enters 'Safe Travels,' and Good News on the Way for Vaccinated Travelers

On Friday, Hawaii Gov. David Ige approved Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami’s request to rejoin the state’s “Safe Travels” program, effective April 5.