2 Louisiana men arrested for failing to comply with Hawaii’s traveler rules

The two men have since flown back to the mainland.
The two men have since flown back to the mainland.(Department of Public Safety.)
Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 6:34 PM HST|Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 at 11:27 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two more travelers to Hawaii have been charged with allegedly breaking the state’s travel rules.

The state Department of Public Safety said 49-year-old Brandon Boone and 26-year-old Hunter Lowe were arrested by state deputy sheriffs at the Daniel K. Inouye Airport on Sunday.

They are serving 10 days in jail at Oahu Community Correctional Center, a spokeswoman said.

Officials said they failed to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test result upon arrival in Hawaii, and did not having a location to quarantine. Authorities were notified by COVID checkpoint screeners.

The two are originally from Louisiana.

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