Blow Off Hawaii – Requires Boosters To Visit

Looks like Hawaii is not keeping up with the current “Science”. We now know that Booster Shots are useless for Omicron (and may even make infections worse and more common) and we know that Omicron is about as bad as a bad cold or mild flue.

We also know from international data that masks don’t do a thing; especially for Covid, and that internment, er, quarantine, increases contagion in the folks locked indoors.

So, of course, Hawaii wants to mandate that…

Well, I can say from personal experience that the beaches of Florida are just as good and in some ways better than the beaches of Hawaii. You wan’t the tropical island experience? Go to the Keys.

Hawaii? Just say NO!

Hawaii to require travelers have COVID booster shot to be ‘fully vaccinated’
Gov. David Ige said the new rule will not go into effect for at least two weeks.

ByMary Kekatos
January 17, 2022, 6:07 PM
• 4 min read

Hawaii will likely require visitors to the state to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster if they want to skip quarantine.

Currently, under the rules of the state’s “Safe Travels” program, travelers who don’t want to quarantine for five days must either be fully vaccinated — meaning two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine — or have a negative COVID-19 test within one day of travel

Good luck with that Tourist Industry, Hawaiians. I’m in California and it is about equal distance to both Florida and Hawaii by air (at least in terms of flight experience). Why would someone in Iowa choose a longer more painful flight to Draconian Hawaii, when they can have a quick flight to Florida and be on the beach an hour after they get off the plane?

5 DAYS in “lock up”, or “on the beach with a beer”? Decisions, decisions…

Tim Pool’s take on it all:

(Sidebar on Dependency Hell: Odysee has begun nagging me about my browser features, and often now does not play sound. So I’m using Bitchute links for Tim Pool videos instead.)

Later in this show he talks about a California bill that would double our already outrageous taxes. Oh Boy is Texas going to gain a lot more $millionaires and businesses!

I’m unable to decide if the Dimocrats are Terminally Stupid, or pwned by China so much they want to destroy their States for the payola…

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19 Responses to Blow Off Hawaii – Requires Boosters To Visit

  1. H.R. says:

    It’s not an either-or situation, E.M. The Dims are stupid (cunning, scheming, but stupid**) AND they are paid pawns of China.

    **Exhibit A: Adam Schiff, and the list goes on and on and on.

  2. YMMV says:

    Gov. David Ige (Democrat) made a comment in a livestream that the state’s Safe Travels program is revising what it means for tourists to be considered fully vaccinated.

    From the news reports it looks like that was a personal decision of the governor.

    “Currently, out-of-state visitors need to have two doses of the vaccine — or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of travel — to avoid having to isolate for the five days.”

    “The Democratic governor also said he was speaking to mayors about requiring boosters to eat indoors at restaurants — but the decision would ultimately rest with the local leaders.”

    “As of Tuesday, Hawaii had 75 percent of its population fully vaccinated, including 30.5 percent who had received a booster shot.”

    Those quotes from NY Post.

    “Step #3 Take a selfie and post using #HIGotVaccinated”
    quote from:

    It also comes after Maui already changed the definition of “fully vaccinated” to include a booster shot. Additionally, both Maui and Honolulu require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter businesses like restaurants.

    “This is a very different surge… and there is no playbook,” Ige said. “I do respect the mayors’ abilities to make decisions. They continue to look at the situation in each of their counties and are taking appropriate actions that they feel is necessary.”

    Hawaii isn’t the only place to implement booster shot requirements. On Monday, the Metropolitan Opera in New York City started requiring all performers, employees, and audience members to show proof of a COVID-19 booster shot. And last year, Israel started requiring booster shots for anyone looking to obtain a “green pass,” which is required to access public spaces like restaurants.

    quote from:

    Not surprising at all. It won’t be the last. With Covid as an excuse, every two-bit politician and bureaucrat is given unlimited and unrestrained powers to impose restrictions “for the public good”.

  3. E.M.Smith says:

    Minor Side Note:

    Krazy Kaiser:

    Today we went to Kaiser Hospital for a Physical Therapy visit. At the door, no testing stations. (Testing the Unclean is Sooo last month, it seems…)
    Instead, a young man asking to please remove my cloth mask and put on a surgical mask that he was handing out.

    OK, so Surgical masks are the least effective masks. Most people do not know how to bend the strap over the nose, and they tend to leak from the sides between the straps. Are they trying to increase Omicron spread to reach herd immunity faster?

    Yes, they are new and clean and unlike the cloth mask not living in some purse or pocket for the last 6 months, but really? The absolutely demanded cloth mask is now forbidden in Kaiser? While having a parade of folks enter, remove their mask, stuff it in their pocket while talking, and apply the paper one is OK?

    In one month we went from “Mask & Vaccine Required OR ELSE get a live test in front of the public on display for 15 minutes” to “wear this semi-useless bit of pleated paper”.

    Oh Well…

    I get the impression someone at Kaiser is having a breakdown… and waffling all over the place.

  4. philjourdan says:

    Hawaii is one of the 8 states I have not visited. It is not on my bucket list. Stupid is as stupid does.

  5. Logau says:

    All the fully vaccinated (two injections plus booster(s)) individuals who – in bad faith – reject the immunization ordained by their benign government(s) are the real problem; they should be kept in quarantine dungeons indefinitely.

  6. Ossqss says:

    Couple things:

    We were told to use masks to reduce transmission.

    If you were sick, stay home. Masks made many free from such.

    Masks originally were to stop droplets. They simply aggregated and dried them out to bidirectionally distribute them since the Covid was smaller than even the N95, and you can deduce the rest.

    Omicron aerosolized things faster with a dry cough. No mask required to help.

    Virus is gonna Virus. One way or another.

    I stand strong after surviving 3 exposures/infections in the last 18 months with natural methodologies.

    Now comes the ADE discussions soon….

  7. YMMV says:

    “Now comes the ADE discussions soon….”

    Antibodies are in the news. Everybody knows now that they fade. Some even know that is natural and expected. That the T-cells and B-cells are supposed to cover the longer term.

    But it seems that they are not working for the vaccinated. Why not? Finally, someone has an explanation. T-cell exhaustion. Sort of similar to increasing tolerance to drugs, but not exactly.

    The urge to “fix” things is great. Even when we do not know much about the system we are trying to fix.

  8. AC Osborn says:

    Is Scotland the first place to demonstrate ADE?
    They have higher case, hospitalisation and Mortality rates per 100,000 in single & double vaccinated than in the unvaccinated.Only Boosted individuals are lower, for now.

    Click to access 22-01-12-covid19-winter_publication_report.pdf

    Table 11 on page 30 and down for the data.

  9. John Hultquist says:

    “the beaches of Florida are just as good and in some ways better than the beaches of Hawaii”

    Florida has white sand beaches while Hawaii has black sand.
    That’s just a curious fact of their respective geography.
    _ _ _ _ _ Meanwhile:
    WA’s Jay Inslee proposes a $626.5 million climate plan including rebates [1.5 M ] for customers who purchase electric cars, but that is small change compared to the other stuff. See the chart here:

    At over $80 per person, that is about $79.50 more than most people would voluntarily give.

  10. DonM says:

    John H.

    At $80/person it doesn’t SOUND bad, although it is still a big waste.

    At $800 average, per actual REAL taxpayer, it sounds bad & is a big waste.

    (Your Inslee is worse than my Kitzhaber, and my Kitzhaber got kicked out.)

    But he was an alfalfa farmer, so he cant be all bad (he had 4 acres ….)

  11. p.g.sharrow says:

    Once visited Hawaii for couple of months in the 1960s. Saw nothing that I would want to go back to see again. Was in Florida once for a couple of days. Could stand to see more of it. Lived in Alaska for a couple of years. Sometimes want to go back. Lived in California most of my 75 years. May have to go to WAR to stay. Too old to move…pg

  12. p.g.sharrow says:

    Oh! for those that don’t know, California state Government has a $20 billion dollar surplus.As of last year. The Democrats are desperate to come up with new ways to spend all that money.

  13. Maclura says:

    Just curious, which browser do you use? Brave browser is an excellent browser option which supports privacy, blocks ads, and has many other benefits. Been using it for a few years and very happy, and no problems with Odysee.

  14. E.M.Smith says:


    Not only do they have a $20 Billion surplus, they want to raise taxes on top of that. They are discussing a doubling of the tax rate to fund something or other… universal health care? Some boondoggle or other. (Just what the State needs, another Homeless & Illegal Immigrant magnet).

  15. E.M.Smith says:


    I use several browsers (different ones on different platforms). I use Brave on my Samsung Tablet and yes, I love it.

    Unfortunately, I’ve not gotten it installed into my Devuan Linux on the Odroid XU4 (my main desktop system, an 8 core ARM chipset). There I use the available Chromium browser (basically a de-Googled Chrome). That’s the one having issues. I expect that, eventually, it will get a compatible upgrade, but just not there yet.

    That’s the problem with being an early adopter of New! Shiny! features as a web site developer; you start failing on any system that isn’t as new as yours.

    Similarly, folks with 16 core 4 GHz 64 GB memory high end boxes used for “development” and on fiber to the server. They make horribly high “page weight” sites that just die of sloth over slower communications links and that halt entirely on low memory hardware and are slow on modest hardware in any case.

    So Developers are often testing their pages on higher end hardware on very fast LANs and with the newest OS upgrade from MicroSnot, and never stop to think about all the folks with older and smaller gear on the end of a slow link.

    FWIW, my Tablet is now about 10? years old. Still works fine, but some updates are not available for it and may of the applications in the Play Store are flagged as not compatible. Silly really. It is still the same ARM instruction set. So it is unlikely I’ll be able to upgrade it as yet more things become broken (from its point of view). Just don’t see why I ought to toss out hardware that works and spend money I’d rather use elsewhere…

    This hardware, the XU4, is only a couple of years old (and still sold new) while the OS is up to date. (Did an update upgrade about a week ago on the latest stable release), so it is not the problem. Last time I looked, Brave did not have a Linux ARM release. I may, someday, check again, but not soon. Easier to just swap to Bitchute / Rumble or (gasp!) even EwTube if necessary for any particular material. When it becomes a bigger issue, I’ll think about it.

  16. Scissor says:

    California’s state and local government debt is over a half trillion dollars or over 25 times this past year’s surplus.

  17. E.M.Smith says:


    Yeah, but it is inflating away at 7%+ / year…

  18. u.k.(us) says:

    If you believe the news about 5G, the pilots are gonna have to fly the planes right onto the runway.
    In other words, earn their pay :)

  19. E.M.Smith says:


    Landing a Jumbo without automation is very very difficult. The problem is that the distance between the pilot in the very raised nose, and the runway where the wheels are at, is about 50+ feet at touchdown (some a lot more). It is very hard for them to judge that distance to single feet precision, so you get a bumpy landing, or sometimes break a wheel…

    Ought to be easy enough to check it for safety. Have an airplane doing “flyby” maneuvers where they come down to about 30 feet off the runway, then go around. Turn on the tower and have the local high school kids all light up their phones at once at the airport, and start talking. Have spotters with good optics check their actual height. IF it varies a lot, or is way wrong, you have a problem.

    If it passes that test, proceed to actual touch-and-goes and assess the quality of the landings (an error of a foot or two will show up…)

    Don’t see the problem with just doing an actual test.

    I’d also point out that airports and airplanes are emitting a heck of a lot of microwave power for their communications and radar gear. The equipment can’t be all that risky if it works in that soup.

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