Visit Hawaii

COVID-19 Safety & Travel Information

IARS, AUA & SOCCA are taking precautions to keep all attendees safe at the in-person meetings. IARS, AUA, & SOCCA require that all onsite attendees be fully vaccinated prior to attending the meeting. IARS, AUA, and SOCCA are requiring masks for all onsite meeting participants at indoor events. Please review the complete Health & Safety Measures here.

There are currently travel restrictions in place for all major islands in Hawaii, including O’ahu where the 2022 Annual Meetings will be held. Please check the latest updates and requirements on the state website:

Steps to Enter Hawaii

  • 1. Setup a State of Hawaii Safe Travels account – Go to, then complete the form to create a new trip. You will enter information such as dates and flights.
  • 2. Vaccine Proof or negative COVID-19 test
    • If you are Vaccinated in the U.S. and U.S. Territories: If you have been vaccinated in the United States or U.S. territories you may travel to Hawaii without pre-travel test or quarantine, starting on the 15th day after completing vaccination. It is mandatory to upload a PDF or photo of each traveler‘s approved vaccination document to the State of Hawaii Safe Travels website at to receive exception. Please also bring vaccination card with you to show upon arrival.
    • If you are Not Vaccinated in the U.S. and U.S. Territories (Includes children 5-12 years): No more than 72 hours before the departure of your flight to Hawaii, get tested for COVID-19 by an approved Hawaii testing partner. Upload the results to your State of Hawaii Safe Travels account at and take a screenshot of the QR code that will be generated. NOTE: If you have more than one flight, test no more than 72 hours before the departure time of your final connecting flight. You must have your negative COVID-19 test results from a trusted testing partner prior to departure for the State of Hawaii. If your test results are not available before boarding the final leg of the trip, you must quarantine for 10 days or the length of the stay, whichever is shorter.
  • 3. Arrive in Hawaii and present your results – When you land in Hawaii, show your negative test results or vaccination card along with the QR code created by your State of Hawaii Safe Travels account.

Things to Do

Hawaii offers an extraordinary backdrop for an unforgettable event. Here are a few of the top things to do while you’re there:

  • Re-charge at one of the 5 onsite pools or at the Duke Kahanamoku Beach, one of the world’s best beaches located next to the hotel
  • Discover Hawaii’s diverse array of culinary influences on an incredible beachfront setting at the Waikiki Starlight Luau on the Great Lawn
  • Plan an outdoor adventure at the hotel’s Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon – Waikiki’s only five acre salt-water lagoon
  • Tour Pearl Harbor – located only 10 minutes from the resort
  • Enjoy a rejuvenating treatment at the Mandara Spa

View more information on things to do here: