DLNR NEWS RELEASE: COMMERCIAL VESSEL PASSENGERS AND CREW MUST WEAR MASKS ONBOARD

Posted on Feb 3, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

(Honolulu) – Commercial vessels, regardless of size are required to ensure that all their passengers and crew wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. This follows the recent Presidential Executive Order and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirement for immediate action requiring mask-wearing on all domestic modes of public transportation on land and sea.

The only exemptions to this are private conveyances not used for commercial use and certain military operations.

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