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Hawaii helicopter crash injures 2 men

HONOLULU, Hawaii (eTN) - A helicopter has reportedly crashed into a pineapple field in Kunia, which is located about one mile south of Wheeler Army Airfield this afternoon.

Outrigger hires new Chief Marketing Officer and Executive VP

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, OAHU, Hawaii – Global marketing expert Sean Dee has joined the Outrigger executive team as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, announced David Carey, President a

Hawaii voters open to legalization of marijuana laws

HONOLULU, Hawaii - With many states decriminalizing and even legalizing marijuana, where does Hawaii stand?

Americans are going on vacation this Thanksgiving

NEW YORK, NY - Fly.com™ airfare search engine, today announced America's most-searched travel destinations for Thanksgiving.

Conservation groups applaud Pacific islands ocean partnership agreement

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii Governor Abercrombie announced today the signing of the US Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Partnership (PROP) agreement, drawing praise from a group of conservation organizati

American Airlines jetliner flies into Los Angeles on one engine

American Airlines Flight 246, which departed from Kona, Hawaii, at 8:57 pm on Sunday, April 22, landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport on one engine.

Most romantic hotels in the US and world named

NEWTON, Mass. - The winners of its 2012 Travelers' Choice Romance awards, honoring the most romantic hotels in the U.S. and the world, have been announced today.

Hawaii tourists in parasailing accident

HONOLULU, Hawaii (eTN) - Two male tourists were on their way back to Kewalo Basin yesterday (Sunday, January 29, 2012) on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, tandem gliding in the air on an X-Treme Parasail

Russian tourism organization joins efforts of HiTA

HONOLULU & MOSCOW - When Russians travel, they like to spend a lot of money, they like to stay in luxury accommodation, and they stay for awhile – generally 2 to 3 weeks at a stretch.

Airlines cleared to use Santa’s short-cut

Hard-pressed airlines have been handed the perfect Christmas present: permission to fly twin-jet aircraft over the North Pole, saving millions on fuel costs, opening up new destinations, and reducing

Car rental rates in Honolulu almost triple for Christmas

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Travelers who are yearning to be home for the Christmas holiday in the Aloha State better make sure they have some extra cash handy.

Hawaii tourism welcomes Air Australia’s new Honolulu route

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) is extremely pleased to welcome Air Australia to the US market through its two new routes servicing Brisbane and Melbourne to Honolulu.

Is Mexico way better than Hawaii?

HONOLULU, Hawaii (eTN) - ETN reader, Chris Whitesides, a resident of Hawaii for 30 years, was watching a program on the History Channel last night and was so offended by an ad he saw endorsing Mexico

The Wong way is the right way for Hawaiian food

SAN FRANCISCO — Myself and about 49 other fortunate souls had a delicious time Friday night, learning to eat Hawaiian style here in San Francisco.

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie keen to build trade ties with China

US governors called for increased economic cooperation between China and the United States at the China-US Governors Forum on Wednesday.

Linda Lingle announces run for US Senate

HONOLULU - Former Governor Linda Lingle, Hawai‘i's sixth elected governor, today announced her candidacy for the United States Senate in the 2012 election.

Panel determines Hawaii doctors may aid patients with death

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Compassion & Choices, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization working to improve care and expand choice at the end of life, and the Hawai’i Death With Dignity Soc

Seychelles supports Hawaii’s move to engagage tourism ambassadors

The Seychelles Tourism Board has applauded the Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA) in its move to appoint tourism ambassadors.

Colombia explores Hawaii as a new travel destination

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA) today appointed Jorge Gonzales Carling and Juliana Osorio Valencia as their new and first tourism ambassadors from Colombia.

‘Time to Add the Magic!’ at new Disney Hawaii Resort

KO OLINA, Hawaii - Today, in a ceremony on the lagoon fronting the site of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawai'i, local crew members from Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company, Inc.