Wednesday, March 25, 2020

COVID-19 updates

The latest information

At the Ko Olina Resort

03-24-2020 - The Ko Olina Resort is closed to guest traffic as of Tuesday March 24th, 2020. Property closures include the Four Seasons Resort and the Disney Aulani Spa and Resort. In addition, all lagoons, the Ko Olina Golf Course and Marina are closed as well. The Marriott Beach Club remains open for timeshare owners and the Beach Villas at Ko Olina for its residents.

At the Beach Villas

03/24/2020 - In order to protect the overall health, wellness, and safety of our staff and residents at the Beach Villas, the following Services and Amenities will be temporarily suspended as of 6:00 AM on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 through Tuesday, April 7, 2020.

Closure of Non-Essential Services and Amenities:

1) Makai Hale beach bar
2) Fitness Center
3) Spas
4) Ko Olina Activities
5) No residential renovations by contractors or project work unless an active emergency is occurring (water leak, electrical, life safety).

Services and Amenities Provided with Social Distancing:

1) Pools with chaise lounge chairs 6' apart
2) Stand alone gas grill at each BBQ location with signage "Food to be cooked and taken back to Villa".
3) Owners Lounge (no functions)
4) Guest Services and Security
5) Maintenance, Common Area Cleaning, Landscaping
6) Management Support and Oversight and Owner Services
7) Restrooms at Lobby and Lagoon Pool

This is in conformance with the latest COVID-19 guidelines and directives from WHO, CDC, State of Hawaii Governor, and Honolulu County Mayor. 03/24/2020

03/23/2020 - On-site at the Beach Villas at Ko Olina, we are implementing Infection Control Protocols which involve more frequent sanitation of commonly touched surfaces, educating our staff on COVID-19 protocol and safety (ie. staying home when sick, handwashing, and coughing/sneezing etiquette), and Personal Contact (ie. physical greeting, contact with sick persons, etc.).

New hand sanitizing stations have been installed at the entrances to Beach and Ocean Towers, Main Lobby, and Bar. The CDC poster "COVID-19: What The Public Should Do" and HI State Department of Health "What You Need To Know" poster is also up in the elevators. If the need arises, we are prepared to activate "social distancing measures" throughout the property.

Latest News

03-27-2020 - Southwest Airlines will reduce service to one route twice daily between Oakland and Honolulu, starting April 5, 2020 thru May 2, 2020.

03-24-2020 - Hawaiian Airlines will be suspending all flights to Hawaii except for one flight per day from Los Angeles to Honolulu and Honolulu to American Samoa until May 20, 2020, unless the state’s quarantine ends sooner. (They will restart service with a big sale!)

03-23-2020 All arrivals to Hawaii, starting Thursday, 03/25/2020 will receive a Department of Agriculture form with a date stamp which must indicate where they are staying. This will be monitored. If it is a hotel, guests must remain in their room. Governor Ige said that this is “the first of its kind in the nation.” Failure to comply will result in up to $5,000 in fines and one year in prison. 03/23/2020

03-23-2020 A stay at home order has been issued today for all of Honolulu County. It starts Monday at 4:30pm and runs through April 30, 2020. 03/23/2020

Starting Thursday March 26th, 2020, all visitors and returning residents to Hawaii will be required to complete a mandatory, 14-day quarantine to stop the spread of coronavirus in the islands.

Gov. David Ige announced the new measure Saturday in a news conference at the state Capitol, calling it an “extreme action" that he believed would bring tourism in the islands to a near standstill. Gov. David Y. Ige 3/21/20

"I strongly encourage our visitors to postpone their vacations for at least the next 30-days and reschedule for a later date." Gov. David Y. Ige 3/17/20

03-20-2020 Flights from China to both London and San Francisco are resuming, about three months after their outbreak began. 03/20/20

Links to the latest information on the Coronavirus

To receive email updates on the Coronavirus in Hawaii, click the following link from the from the State of Hawaii. To check on the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Hawaii click the Star Advertiser link, our local paper.

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