September 30, 2020

COVID-19: Lanai Reopening Updates

Last updated: October 24, 2020 at 11:15 a.m.

  • The travel quarantine to Hawaii has been extended through November 30.
  • Hawaii’s Pre-Travel Testing Program will launch on October 15, and it provides travelers with an alternative to the 14-day mandatory quarantine.
  • Beginning October 15, Maui County (Maui, Molokai, Lanai) will allow inter-county travel for residents without quarantine. Travel to Honolulu will require quarantine upon your return to Lanai unless you participate in the Pre-Travel Testing Program.

Office of the Governor’s 14th Proclamation

Travel Information from the Department of Health


Conditions around the world and especially in the United States are changing rapidly. We are doing our best to keep up with the pace of change and have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. We are focused on doing our part to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease while keeping services available to the Lanai community.

The following is information about our operations so that you are aware of measures we are taking to try and prevent the spread of the virus in our community. We are also including information we are asking our employees to follow as a way of protecting themselves and their families. This is a challenge that will require every individual on Lanai to do their part. We thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

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In an abundance of caution, there have been a number of schedule and operational changes due to the recent developments around coronavirus (COVID-19). Please check back for the latest information.


Blue Ginger is open daily from 7am – 2pm

Cafe 565

  • Hours of operation:
    • Monday / Thursday / Friday: 10am – 3pm; 5pm – 8pm (dinner)
    • Tuesday / Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
    • Saturday: 10am – 3pm

Coffee Works is open Monday thru Friday from 7am – 2pm.

Ganotisi Plate Lunch is open Monday – Saturday from 11:30am – 8pm. Takeout only.

Four Seasons Dining Outlets

  • Sensei Lanai and Four Seasons Resort Lanai dining outlets will reopen on October 15th.  Reservations are required and party size will follow the current County requirements.   Seating/ordering from the bar and buffet service will not be offered.

Lanai City Bar & Grille is temporarily closed.

Lanai City Service

  • Lanai City Service and Plantation Store will open at 6am and close at 6pm.
  • The Deli will open at 6am and close at 4pm.

No Ka Oi Grindz

  • Hours of operation:
    • Monday – Saturday: 9am – 1pm
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 5pm – 7pm

Pele’s Other Garden is open Monday – Friday: 11am – 2pm; 4:30pm – 8pm

  • Delivery will be available effective Monday, October 26th

Pine Isle

  • Current hours of operation: Sunday 8am -5pm, Monday-Saturday 8am – 7pm
  • Hours of operation effective October 25th:
    • Monday – Tuesday, Thursday – Saturday: 9am – 12pm & 1:30 – 5:30pm (closed from 12 – 1:30pm)
      Special Hours 8am – 9am: Customers with medical conditions & customers 60 years and older
    • Sunday & Wednesday Closed

Richard’s Market will be closed on Sunday, October 25th


  • Hours of operation: Friday thru Sunday 11am – 3pm
  • Effective October 15th: Hours of operation will be Tuesday thru Saturday, 11am – 3pm


Avaha Salon is open Tuesday thru Friday 10am – 5pm.  Weekends/evenings by appointment.

Bank of Hawaii

  • Kupuna Hour: Monday – Friday from 9am – 10am
  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 10am – 1pm; 2pm – 4pm

Bubbles Launderette LLC is open daily from 6am – 6:30pm.

For updates on Driver’s Licenses, State IDs, Safety Checks and Vehicle Registrations, click here. If you have any questions, please contact Shelly Barfield at (808) 565-7878.


  • All passengers are required to arrive one hour prior to departure time in order to fill out new state travel and health forms, complete screening and temperature checks, and purchase tickets from the ferry booth. Face coverings will be mandatory at all times.
  • The current schedule is for Monday, Wednesday and Friday with two round trips each day, departing from:
    • Lahaina at 6:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.
    • Manele at 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Schedules are subject to change. For more information, visit or call 800-695-2624.

First Hawaiian Bank will be closed on Monday, October 26 and Tuesday, October 27. ATMs are available 24/7. Night Deposit for businesses is available. Access your account 24/7 via FHB Online and Mobile Banking with Mobile Deposit.

Four Seasons

  • Four Seasons Resort Lanai will reopen on October 15th.
  • Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort will reopen on October 15th.

Green Waste will now be open Monday through Friday from 7:30am – 2:30pm.

Hawaiian Electric has extended a moratorium on service connections through December 31. Customers should NOT worry about their power being shut off due to nonpayment through the end of December, and any threat of immediate disconnection should be treated as a scam. Read full news release: 

Hotel Lanai is temporarily closed.

Katharina Oriol-Mendoza dba. Ahava Lanai Day Spa is open Tuesday – Friday from 10am – 5pm.

Lanai Art Center will be closed until October 28th.  This includes all classes, as well as the gallery, ceramics studio and wood shop.

Lanai Baptist Church:

  • Sunday: Worship Service starts at 10:30am in person or online
  • Wednesday: Bible Study starts at 6:00pm through Facebook Live

Lanai Car Rental is open daily.

Lanai Community Health Center:

  • Testing is available by appointment and as ordered by your provider at Lanai Community Health Center (808-565-6919).
  • LCHC virtual fitness classes are now available! Click here for the full schedule. There’s two ways you can participate.
    1. Like the Lanai Fit Class Facebook page and join them for classes via Facebook Live.
    2. ZOOM Conference app. If you do not have the ZOOM app on your computer or phone, they recommend downloading it. For more information on the ZOOM classes, email

Lanai Facilities Department is available by phone (808-565-3974) or email ( only. Rent payments accepted by check or money order – drop in the Facilities door drop box. Credit card payments can be called in.

Lanai Federal Credit Union effective October 23rd: Open Monday – Friday from 10am – 2pm (urgent Notary Public Services available by appointment only)

  • Safety Guidelines:
    • Masks are required to enter the branch and only (2) members will be allowed in the branch at a time.  If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, please do not visit the branch; seek medical care.
    • Kupuna may contact the credit union and arrange for your transaction to be conducted as a “drive-by” from your vehicle.

Lanai Kinaole is open Monday – Friday from 9am – 5:30pm.

The Lanai Police Station

  • Lobby hours are Monday – Friday, 7:45am through 4:30pm.
  • When the station is closed, if you need to contact police on a non-emergency matter, please call the station at 808-565-8388 and you will be transferred to Molokai Dispatch for service.
  • If you are experiencing a law enforcement-related emergency, call 911.
  • Please call to make an appointment for fingerprinting or firearms permit/registration services.
  • Please observe current face mask and social distancing requirements when entering the police station.

Lanai Union Church

  • Worship is available only through Facebook Live.
  • All other programs, ministries, and outside groups are canceled. This includes tutoring, youth group, Bible study, and the 12 step groups (AA, NA).

Lanai Water Company is available by phone (808-565-3664) or email ( only. Payments accepted by phone or online. If you’re making a water payment by check or money order, please drop it in the Facilities door drop box.

Lanai Youth Center will be temporarily closed and reopen on Monday, November 9th.

The MEO Maui Shopping Trips are canceled until further notice.

Nita’s In-Style Beauty Salon is open Monday – Friday from 9am – 4pm. Appointments only.

Ohana by Hawaiian – Ohana will be suspending passenger and cargo service effective November 1st.  For more information please visit:  Ohana Website or call 800-367-5320.

Okamoto Realty is open by appointment.

Rainbow Pharmacy

  • Hours of operation:
    • Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm (closed from 1pm – 2pm)
    • Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Church

  • The church is able to accommodate 26 parishioners at one time. Seats will be available on a first come-first serve basis.
  • Mass Schedule:
    Saturday – 6:00pm
    Sunday – 7:00am, 10:00am, and 5:00pm

Straub Medical Center – Lanai Clinic

  • Testing is available by appointment and as ordered by your provider at Straub Lanai Family Health Center (808-565-6423).
  • Regular Clinic Hours:
    • Monday and Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Every other Saturday: 8 a.m. – noon
  • MyChart messaging, E-visit, scheduled telephone visit, and video visit offered during normal business hours.
  • After hours, call the Physician-on-Call line at (808) 633-0071.

VanQuaethem Chiropractic Maui is currently closed.

Venture Physical Therapy is open for PT as follows:

  • Monday 9am – 7pm, Tuesday-Thursday 8am 7pm, Friday 8am-3pm

Young Brothers will continue to accept and deliver essential cargo including food, water and household consumer products. To ensure the health and safety of their employees and the community, they will not be able to accept some non-essential cargo including private vehicles. Click here for more information.



The following will be closed/canceled until further notice (dates subject to change):

  • Hale Keaka 
  • Saturday Market

Community Pool is open. Please note the new rules.

Hunting Updates (effective immediately):

We have resumed public, reserved hunts in the rifle and shotgun areas. All rules, bag limits, area boundaries, and prices that were in effect prior to March 24 are reinstated with the following notes and conditions.

Lanai Resident Hunters:

  • All rifle and shotgun areas are open for reservations.
  • All archery areas are open as usual.
    • Shotgun 3 is CLOSED to archers, and is back to being a reserved shotgun area.
  • Hunters may only reserve a rifle or shotgun area within 6-weeks of the hunt date. Reservations for dates outside of 6 weeks will not be accepted. Existing reservations that are more than 6 weeks from the hunt date are not affected by this change and will be honored.
  • Hunt a rifle or shotgun area for 50% off!  Every weekday at 4PM, any rifle or shotgun area that is not reserved for the next day, may be reserved at a 50% discount ($40 rifle, $25 shotgun). These reservations will be taken first-come, first-serve. There will not be “wait lists” or “call lists” for unreserved hunting areas.
  • CGMA Doe Control Hunts

Non-Lanai Resident Hunters:

  • Off-island hunters may not reserve rifle and shotgun areas at this time. We will continue to monitor state and mainland travel restrictions as well as COVID-19 trends in general, and hope to safely welcome off-island rifle and shotgun hunters soon.
  • Off-island hunters may purchase archery permits. We will be closely monitoring the number of off-island archery hunters and if the number becomes excessive, archery permits for off-island hunters may be suspended.

General Notes:

  • We recommend hunters call the permit office 2-5PM (808-565-3102) weekdays to arrange their permit, rather than coming to the office in person.
  • All rules are subject to change on short notice.
  • All county, state, and federal rules for COVID-19 are in effect.

Island Activities/Love Lanai outlets and services:

The following activities will reopen to resort guests effective October 15th.  Further updates will be shared once available.

  • Cultural Workshops,  Cultural Table Lei Making, Crafts, and
    Talk Story, Resort Cultural Tours
  • Guided Jeep Holo Holo Tours and Fishing Tours
  • Love Lanai Cultural Experiences Resort Desk
  • Evening Pu Blowing Celebration
  • Lanai Guided Hikes
  • Lanai Ocean Sports
  • Lanai Ranch, Horseback Riding
  • Lanai Off Road – Polaris UTV
  • Aina Ahi Ahi Dinners
  • Live on Lanai – Hawaiian Music Program
  • Lanai Archery and Sporting Clays

Lanai Culture & Heritage Center:  Hours effective October 20th, Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 3:30pm.  Call 565-7177 to set up an earlier time.  Please review the center’s Rules & Procedures.

The Lanai Cat Sanctuary is now open.

  • Support the Lanai Cat Sanctuary through their online store

The Lanai Adventure Park is open Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 4pm. To book a future tour, email or call (808) 563-0096.



Lanai Hardware is open Monday – Friday from 7:30am – 5:00pm.

Lanai Hula Hut is temporarily closed.

The Local Gentry “in store” is temporarily closed.  Delivery and curbside is still available; text 808-559-6173 or watch for Live events.

The Manele General Store is closed until further notice.

Mike Carroll Gallery “in store” is temporarily closed.  You can order online Mike Carroll Gallery, call 808-565-7122 or text 808-549-0685 for Facetime shopping, curbside pickup or delivery.

NAPA Auto Parts 

  • Hours of operation:
    • Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
    • Saturday: 8am – 12pm

Sergio Oriental Store is open daily between 12:30pm -1:30pm and closes at 6pm.

Thrift Shop is open Thursday and Saturday from 8am -11am. By appointment only.



  • ALL camping at Hulopoe Beach Park will not be allowed until further notice.
  • Hulopoe Beach Park
    Effective Saturday, 12:00noon October 24th Hulopoe Beach Park will be temporarily closed due to COVID-19 testing protocols and the stay-at-home advisement. Updates will be posted when the beach park reopens.



  • Cavendish Golf Course is now open to Lanai residents. Please review the important rules for play.
  • Four Seasons Tennis (effective October 15th)
    • Hours of operation: Tuesday thru Saturday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
    • Court reservations must be made in advance
  • Manele Golf Course 
    • Current days of operation: Friday thru Sunday; tee times start at 9:00am and the golf course closes at 4:00pm
    • Effective October 15th:
    • Days of operation: Tuesday thru Sunday
    • Tee times start at 8:00am and the course will close at 4:00pm
    • The Golf Shop will be open 7:30am – 4:00pm
    • The Driving Range will be open 7:30am – 3:00pm
    • Tee times MUST be made in advance of play – No walk-ons will be allowed
    • Only one person per cart unless from the same household
    • Face masks MUST be worn in all public areas including the staging, area, golf shop, and restrooms



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