you have pets, make
sure to read up on the quarantine
process. Hawaii is a rabies-free state. It is crucial
that you follow the quarantine rules to the letter and
make sure to complete the checklists in advance so not
to extend your pets stay in quarantine.
has recently updated its quarantine policy. If your
cat meets the pre and post requirements, then they may
qualify for 5 day or less quarantine or direct airport
release. Pets may now qualify for direct release Oahu,
the Big Island, Maui, and Kauai.
The law requires that dogs and cats that don't meet
all of the specific 5 day or less program requirements
be quarantined for up to 120 days upon arrival.
that fly on commercial airlines must be in the cargo
hold. It is important to schedule your move in a month
that your airline will allow your pet to fly. Some airlines
restrict animals to be flown when the weather is too
hot or too cold. You MUST check with your airline in
advance by calling them and getting all the details
for your specific geographic location. It is usually
not recommended to sedate your pets or give them medication
before a long flight, but check with your veterinarian.
jets have become an alternative to flying your pet on
a commercial plan lately. Several people have opted
to share the cost of a private plane in order to spare
their pets the ordeal of flying in cargo. There are
different private airlines that you can work with. Some
will also allow for you to book just 1 leg of the trip.
you will find some of the information regarding the
Pet Quarantine Process in Hawaii. It is highly recommended
that you visit the official State
of Hawaii Quarantine Site to ensure that you have
all of the most recent information.