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Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Affected by Severe Storm

We have beautiful weather and sunshine in Central Florida with blue skies. We have comfortable temperatures, and it is a perfect time to visit Walt Disney World.

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Over in Hawaii Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa has been hit with strong storms. the National Weather Service in Honolulu Hawaii said residents should expect “widespread heavy rainfall with this system, especially under the large, heavy rain band, capable of producing catastrophic flooding, and strong gusty southerly winds through Wednesday.”

 

Aulani is in Ko’Olina Oahu, the greatest threat to flash flooding alongside Kauai Island. The entire island is under a flash flood watch. David Ige, the Governor, declared a state of emergency that will last through December 10th.

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Anyone there is urged to remain on the property, and all residents should prepare for flooding, road closures, damage to homes, and landslides. There have been shelters opened to help those in need.

 

If you have been thinking about visiting this beautiful Resort, some new safety guidelines have been implemented. Here is what they have on the official website.

 

Rooms, experiences, restaurants, amenities and other offerings may be modified or unavailable, limited in capacity and subject to limited availability or closure. Offerings are not guaranteed. View important details.

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. View important details.

There are specific instructions and requirements for all visitors to Hawaii, which may include mandated quarantine or pre-travel testing. View information about these requirements on the State of Hawaii’s Safe Travels website. State requirements are subject to change. Please continue to stay updated on the latest travel alerts leading up to your planned stay. View important details.

Effective Sept. 13, 2021, all Aulani Resort food & beverage outlets, including quick service and takeaway, will be restricted to resort guests only. Per City & County of Honolulu guidelines, we will require proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours for all guests ages 12 and older dining on property.

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About Tricia Kennedy

Tricia lives in Orlando and loves having Walt Disney World pretty much in her backyard. She can be found at Disney several times a week. She will often stop by a park for an hour or two, but she also enjoys spending a whole day there with her friends. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Tricia especially enjoys Star Tours and has ridden over 200 times. If Tricia is not at the parks she's out playing drums or with her dog Yoda.