The airlines sent out an internal email to its employees indicating the person infected is a flight attendant.
He said that case was unrelated to any of the previously positive cases from visitors on Hawaiian Airlines flights.
Gov. Ige’s mandate of a 14-day quarantine for inbound travelers to the state does not apply to flight crews including pilots and attendants. When asked why, state officials said the crews don’t stay long enough for concern, and quarantining them for a long period wold hurt company operations.
Flight attendants and pilots who arrive at an airport in Hawaii and wish leave the airport will be subject to a temperature screening.