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Hawaii vacations become easier Thursday, but are tourists welcome?


Despite increasing coronavirus cases across the U.S., Hawaii officials hope to reboot tourism next week by loosening months of economically crippling pandemic restrictions, including a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arriving travelers. (Oct. 7)

AP Domestic

Hawaii is going to start providing an alternative to its mandatory quarantine rule starting Thursday, but don’t pack your swimsuit without knowing the details.

Visiting the islands still won’t be as carefree as it has been in the past, and there are still elements in the plan to be worked out.

On Oct. 15, the state begins allowing tourists to forego a 14-day

Getting self-care without the boost of vacations

Rachel Schnalzer, Los Angeles Times
Published 8:42 p.m. ET Oct. 11, 2020 | Updated 10:56 a.m. ET Oct. 12, 2020

Chances are, you’ve had to cancel vacation plans in the last five months. You probably felt bummed about it — and guilty for mourning lost trips while the COVID-19 pandemic has caused others to lose much more.

It turns out that disappointment about canceled trips goes beyond feeling sad. For many, travel — and anticipating travel — is a type of self-care. “We tend to use something to look forward to as part of our self-care routine,” said Taisha Caldwell-Harvey,