UH proposal calls for strict preflight screening of out-of-state passengers

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  • In this Associated Press file photo from April, a woman walks on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. A proposal by University of Hawaii researchers recommends using point-of-departure COVID-19 testing as a way to revive the tourism industry.

The University of Hawaii is proposing a way to allow for the reopening of out-of-state travel to Hawaii while ensuring minimal spread of COVID-19 from tourists.