Maui Arrivals By Air Slow to Trickle: 44 Residents, 11 Visitors and 81 Crew Members

March 27, 2020, 12:16 PM HST · Updated March 27, 12:16 PM
Wendy Osher · 77 Comments

Passenger arrivals by air have slowed to a trickle on Maui on Thursday, the first day of the state’s 14-day mandatory self-quarantine for all incoming passengers.

Maui had a total of 136 passengers arriving on the Valley Isle, including 81 crew members, 44 residents and 11 visitors, according to new numbers compiled by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Association.

In Līhue on Kauaʻi, there were 18 arrivals–8 of them crew and 10 residents.

In Kona on Hawaiʻi Island, total arrivals were 109 passengers with 52 crew members, 39 residents and 18 visitors.


In Honolulu on Oʻahu, there were 1,326 arrivals including: 365 crew members, 477 residents, 199 transit passengers, 239 visitors and 46 intended residents.

Of the 1,589 arrivals in the state, 268 people were visitors.  The majority were crew members (506) and returning residents (570).

In comparison, last year at the end of March, more than 30,000 passengers arrived in Hawaiʻi daily, including residents and visitors.

*The table below provided by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Association, details the number of people who arrived by air on March 26th.

* HNL (Honolulu, Oahu), OGG (Kahului, Maui), KOA (Kona, Hawaii Island), LIH (Lihue, Kauai)

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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