At Parrish Kauai, we have always been focused on the experience of our guests, with health and safety a top priority. Now, more than ever, considering the fast evolving COVID-19 crisis, we are even more resolute on the health and safety of all our guests, owners, and employees, without compromising the quality of your stay.
We are adhering to the latest information, protocols and methods suggested from the world’s leading health experts and government authorities including the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control to maximize the effectiveness of all our actions.
We have taken many precautionary measures to ensure our guests’ well-being as well as that of our employees. We have heightened our already stringent practices around sanitation, disinfection and cleaning, plus we have added new specific measures based on the current situation.
In addition to our actions, we encourage you to learn more about what you can do to be safe. The World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have many recommendations to reduce exposure, prevent infection and learn what to do if you feel sick.
On March 17th, Hawaii’s Governor David Ige announced actions the State will be taking to support the worldwide efforts to mitigate and slow the spread of COVID-19. Included in his efforts is a request for visitors to postpone their plans to visit Hawaii for the next 30 days.
On March 18th, Kauai County’s Mayor Derek Kawakami stated that airline travel to and from the island of Kauai be limited to essential needs only. Specifically, “Until further notice, visitors should not be traveling to our island for recreational purposes. Kauai is on vacation!” emphasized the Mayor.
Kauai Mayor Kawakami issued a second emergency rule invoking an islandwide nighttime curfew beginning Friday, March 20th in effect from 9pm through 5am daily until further notice. All individuals (visitors and residents alike) within the county must remain in their residences during these specified hours, with the few exceptions. More details are available on the Kauai County’s website.
On March 21st, Hawaii’s Governor David Ige announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for returning residents and visitors to Hawaii arriving on or after March 26th. The quarantine mandate will continue indefinitely and Ige said visitors are responsible for quarantine costs. “We don’t want travelers in our community at this point in time,” Ige said. More details are available on the state’s COVID-19 website.
On March 21st, Kauai Mayor Kawakami signed an emergency rule requiring nonresidents to obtain a day-usage permit for all Kauai County beach parks from March 23rd through May 3rd, subject to modification. Permits will be $5 per person and will be required for all nonresidents, regardless of age. Only 100 permits will be issued by the Department of Parks and Recreation per beach park per day. Additionally, a $50 parking fee per vehicle per day will be required and proof of payment must be displayed on the vehicle’s windshield. Nonresidents without a permit can be charged with a misdemeanor, punishable with a fine up to $5,000 and up to one year jail time. If you are on island, permits may be obtained here.
On March 23rd, Govenor Ige announced a statewide “lockdown” on the movements of those in Hawaii. Starting on Wednesday through April 30th, all persons within the State of Hawaii are ordered to stay at home or in their place of residence except as necessary to maintain continuity of operations of the essential businesses identifies in his proclamation. All persons may leave their home or place of residence only for essential activities or to engage in the essential businesses and operations identified in his proclamation. The Governor’s full proclamation is available here.
Guided by our true sense of Aloha, we are temporarily adjusting our cancellation policies to allow maximum flexibility to help you make the right decisions regarding your Kauai travel plans:
If you have upcoming travel plans which include us between now and May 31, 2020, we are here to make your stay as worry-free as possible. If you wish to change the dates of your stay, we will assist you in picking new ones at no additional charge or are issuing full refunds.
If your travel plans with us are between June 1 and August 31st 2020, we will assist you in picking new ones at no additional charge should you want to change your dates or we are offering the flexibility of a full refund up to 30 days prior to your arrival should you need to cancel due to government imposed travel restrictions or flight cancellations.
For those who booked with us via online travel agents or other third-party travel professionals, please contact them for information on their policies.
For those wishing to make new reservations for a stay with an arrival date prior to August 31, 2020, we are offering the flexibility of a full refund up to 30 days prior to your arrival should you need to cancel due to government imposed travel restrictions or flight cancellations.
We are doing everything we can to provide a safe and enjoyable experience when you do get to visit us. Mahalo for your patience, understanding and cooperation.
I too love travel and look forward to hosting you soon.
The Parrish Collection Kauai