*Updated Health and Safety Protocols

*These protocols have been set in place to comply with current County, State and Federal guidelines with the express intention to provide a safe workplace and performance venue for our staff, performers, volunteers and patrons.  Subject to change.  

*As of 9/15/21:  As per Maui County guidance, proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of attendance will be required for all persons entering the Historic Iao Theater, including patrons.

*By entering the Historic Iao Theater or by participating in a Maui OnStage or Maui OnStage Education and Youth Program event, all individuals, including staff, performers, volunteers and patrons voluntarily assume all risks related to possible exposure to COVID-19 and other viruses or illnesses and agree to follow all listed protocols.

 

AIR CONDITIONING:
*The Historic Iao Theater’s central air conditioning system is thoroughly serviced quarterly by Sturdevant Refrigeration & Air Conditioning. 
*The system is set to run 24/7 with downward directional airflow to reduce aerosolized particle spread. 
*They have also adjusted our system to allow for the maximum fresh air exchange tolerable by our system and to keep the temperature and RH (relative humidity) at ASHRAE recommended levels.

BOX OFFICE:
*Ticket sales are done online or over the phone.  
*No printed tickets are required.
*Box Office opens 90 mins before the show starts for pre-show check-in our outside lobby. 
*Please present your ID and proof of vaccination or negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of attendance.

CLEANING:
*All bathrooms will be cleaned and sanitized with an EPA List-N disinfectant (Clorox bleach, OdoBan or Vital Oxide) before and after the event.
*All high-contact areas including door handles, handrails and theater seats are electrostatically sprayed with Vital Oxide using a Victory Innovations electrostatic backpack sprayer  (*This is the same piece of equipment and chemical used to disinfect ambulances, airplanes and hospitals) before and after the event.
*All trash removed post-event.

CONCESSIONS:
*All Concession sales have been suspended until indoor mask wearing restrictions are lifted.

CONTACT TRACING:
*A list of event participants or patrons’ names and contact information will be kept for potential Contact Tracing should it become necessary and if requested by the Dept of Health.

HAND SANITIZER/SOAP:
*Hand sanitizer stations are located in the outside lobby and throughout the theater.
*Handwashing sinks with soap are available in the men’s and women’s restrooms. 

MASK WEARING:
*According to the Maui County Public Health Emergency Rules, masks are required to be worn indoors at all times at the Historic Iao Theater. 
A special dispensation has been given to performers on stage when performing.

MOVEMENT:
*All ingress/egress by staff, volunteers and patrons and all on-stage activity by performers has been submitted to and approved by the Maui County Mayor’s Office in advance to adhere to current Public Health Emergency Rules.

SEATING:
*Due to the Historic Iao Theater “stadium seating”, to comply with the County’s required 6’ social distancing, every other row is being kept empty as well as 2-3 seats to the left and right of each party. 
*These empty rows/seats are cleared marked with signage.
*Ushers individually seat each party.
*Patrons are required to remain seated throughout the show.
*Restroom visits are encouraged before the show.
*Post-show, patrons are dismissed per section/row to 1 of 4 exits with Usher assistance.
*Patrons are not allowed backstage. 
*There will be NO performer meet and greets in the theater.

  SOCIAL DISTANCING:
*6’ social distancing is required of everyone wherever possible.

  VACCINATIONS: 
*All MOS staff are vaccinated. 
*Cast and crew of all MOS productions or MOS-collaboration productions are vaccinated or agree to provide a negative COVID-19 test result every 48 hours. 
*As of 9/15/21, ALL PERSONS entering the Historic Iao Theater must provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours.

If you have ANY questions or require clarification on any of the above, please contact Maui OnStage Executive Director, Luana Whitford-Mitchell at edirector@mauionstage.com or 808-242-6969.


MAHALO!