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Honolulu Quarantine Station



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) operates a quarantine station in Honolulu. The station’s jurisdiction includes all ports in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, the Freely Associated States, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Quarantine Station Activities

  • Respond to reports of illness or death on airplanes, cruise and cargo vessels at the international ports of entry in the jurisdiction.
  • Review and collect medical records of migrants who will reside permanently in the United States. Notify state and local health departments of any migrants with specific medical conditions.
  • Monitor the importation of pathogens that may be infectious to humans.
  • Partner with other federal agencies in local and state health departments, private medical providers, and hospitals in preparedness activities related to quarantine and ports of entry.
  • Provide training and tabletop exercises for local, state, and federal partners about ways to protect their health, emergency response, communicable disease, and migrant health processing.
  • Conduct public health research for tuberculosis, pandemic influenza, and nonpharmaceutical interventions.

Annual Ports of Entry Statistics

Major Hawaii Airport Arrivals

Number of international passengers

Major US Territories Airport Arrivals

Number of international passengers

Major Seaport Arrivals

Contact Information

(808) 861-8530 24-hour access

On call: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Office Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. HT

CDC Honolulu Quarantine Station
c/o Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

300 Rodgers Blvd., Terminal Box 67
Honolulu, HI 96819-1897

Fax: (808) 861-8532