The County of Maui and the City & County of Honolulu require that all guests 12 years of age and older be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Summary of new rules:
- All guests dining at Merriman's on Maui or in Honolulu are
required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination whether dining indoors
- Guests in Honolulu may present a negative COVID test taken within the prior 48 hours in lieu of vaccination.
- Upon entry, guests must provide valid ID together with proof of full vaccination. The following documents are acceptable: a completed vaccination card in original, photocopied, or digital form; the Hawaii SMART Health Card digital health pass; or other similar vaccination documentation from a healthcare provider.
- Take out orders are exempt.
- Bars and restaurants on Maui are required to close no later than 10:00 p.m.
- Bars and restaurants in Honolulu are required to stop serving alcohol by 10:00pm.
- All Merriman's employees are vaccinated.
COVID-19 Policies - How we are keeping you safe...
Cleaning, Sanitizing & Disinfecting
- Merriman's has always held a very high standard of cleanliness.
- We have trained our team to meet and exceed all government requirements for cleaning and sanitizing all spaces within the restaurant and kitchen.
- We are providing hand sanitizer at multiple locations within the restaurant.
- Sanitation of all tables, chairs and common areas after each use
- Restaurant employees who prepare and serve food are certified in safe food handling as required by the State of Hawaii.
- Outdoor and/or open-air seating options.
- Merriman's dining room floor plans have been designed to ensure minimum 6-ft + in distance between tables.
Personal Protective Equipment
- All employees wear PPE face coverings.
- All employees follow frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing guidelines.
- All employees are vaccinated
- Temperatures taken prior to entering building.
- Completed wellness screen/health questionnaire prior to work.
- Employees who show any signs of illness remain home.
Additional Precautions by Location:
Merriman's Honolulu, Oahu
- Check in at the host desk outside
- Glass partitions on all back-to-back booths
- UV germicidal lights in the air handling units
- HVAC system has 24 air changes per hour of fresh, outdoor air
Merriman's Kapalua, Maui
- Dining room is completely open air, offering full ventilation from outdoors
- Outdoor lanai and deck seating (weather permitting)
As we continue to do the right thing for our staff and community, we ask that all of our guests Kokua (come together to respect all).