Travelers urged to pack patience this Memorial Day weekend – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2022-05-28 03:55:33 –

Honolulu (KHON2) —Oahu residents are ready to fly this Memorial Day weekend. Some people are reunited with their families.

“I’m visiting my parents to help them and celebrate their wedding anniversary,” said Kekoa Valentine, a Makiki resident traveling to the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Others are just going out to relax.

“I just took MCAT, and my friend was working crazy, so we’re just going to take a break,” said Jessica Natale, a Honolulu resident traveling to Kauai. Said.

According to AAA, 39 million people are expected to travel this holiday weekend. We use more than 3 million flights to reach our destination, an increase of 25% compared to last year.

On a regular basis, the Hawaii Transport Bureau suggests arriving an hour or two early, but this weekend it’s not.

DOT spokesman Jai Cunningham said: “So this afternoon was really soaring, probably tonight. Many people are traveling because they are absent on Monday. Maybe they are also absent on Tuesday.”

DOT also warns travelers about parking. If you plan to leave your car in one of the airport structures, please note that the number of stalls available is limited. According to DOT, Daniel K. Inouye International Airport has a parking lot for 5,500 cars, which will soon fill up.

“It’s probably easy to find a parking lot in the multi-storey car park in Terminal 2,” Cunningham said. The other is much easier if someone can drop you off, taxi, Uber, Lyft, friends, family, etc. “

People heading to this holiday weekend want a smooth experience.

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“It feels great to go out there, travel and go out there again to visit families on remote islands,” Valentine said.

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