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Hawaii's tourism economy maintains steady growth

Hawaii's tourism economy maintains steady growth

Year-to-date through October 2014, Hawaii's visitor industry has generated $1.3 billion in tax revenue for the state or $27 million more than the same period last year.

Hawaii to host Digital Government Summit

Hawaii to host Digital Government Summit

HONOLULU, Hawaii – To highlight industry best practices and spur innovation in the public sector, the State of Hawaii Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) will host the third ...

Hawaiian Island Air to pilots: Give us your  $4000.00 bonus back

Hawaiian Island Air to pilots: Give us your $4000.00 bonus back

The regional US airline owned by billionaire Larry Ellison said it paid bonuses to pilots prematurely in October, and wants the money back.

Air Canada rouge enters Hawaii airline market

Air Canada rouge enters Hawaii airline market

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Today, Air Canada rouge launches its first flights to the Hawaiian Islands, providing additional access for visitors from our core North America market.

Conservation groups: Lifting catch limits for Hawaii fishing fleet violates international agreement

Conservation groups: Lifting catch limits for Hawaii fishing fleet violates international agreement

HONOLULU, Hawaii — Conservation groups sued the National Marine Fisheries Service today over a new rule allowing the Hawai‘i-based longline fleet to fish beyond limits set by international ...

Lifting catch limits for Hawaii bigeye tuna violates international agreement

Lawsuit filed Lifting catch limits for Hawaii bigeye tuna violates international agreement

HONOLULU, Hawaii— Conservation groups sued the National Marine Fisheries Service today over a new rule allowing the Hawai‘i-based longline fleet to fish beyond limits set by international ...

Rex Johnson, Mike McCartney and now Ronald Williams in charge of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Interim President and CEO Rex Johnson, Mike McCartney and now Ronald Williams in charge of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

The message from the Hawaii Tourism Authority today is Mahalo Mike McCartney, Aloha and welcome Ronald Williams as our new CEO and president.

Ticket scam defrauding Hawaii tourists visiting USS Arizona Memorial

Ticket scam defrauding Hawaii tourists visiting USS Arizona Memorial

In Hawaii a must-go visit for tourists is to visit the USS Arizona Memorial, drawing nearly 1.8 million tourists a year. It's a federal park and tickets are limited, but complimentary.

A threat to the community: Lava flow on the Big Island of Hawaii

A threat to the community: Lava flow on the Big Island of Hawaii

It's not a threat to the travel and tourism industry in the State of Hawaii, but Hawaii Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira released a statement saying lava near a cemetery that burned down a ...

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates 85 years of service in Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates 85 years of service in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines today is celebrating its 85th anniversary of continuous service for the islands.

US Treasury awards $4.4 million to Hawaii to aid small businesses and economic development

US Treasury awards $4.4 million to Hawaii to aid small businesses and economic development

WASHINGTON, DC – The US Treasury Department today announced that Hawaii has received $4,477,238 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funds to help small businesses access the ...

Hawaii Governor-elect announces appointment of Tourism Authority CEO as new Chief of Staff

Hawaii Governor-elect announces appointment of Tourism Authority CEO as new Chief of Staff

Hawaii Governor-elect David Ige today announced that he will appoint Mike McCartney as the Chief of Staff for the State of Hawai‘i when he assumes office on December 1, 2014.

President Obama okays federal assistance for Hawaii lava flow

President Obama okays federal assistance for Hawaii lava flow

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Earlier this summer, Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii began spewing lava sending a flow headed straight for the town of Pahoa.

Shark tries to take Hawaii surfer out to sea

Shark tries to take Hawaii surfer out to sea

A Kailua-Kona female surfer was being towed out to sea by a tiger shark today, when the 12 to 15-footer locked her surfboard in its mouth and started to swim out.

Whale watch with guaranteed sightings

Whale watch with guaranteed sightings

MA'ALAEA, Hawaii - You just never know if when you book that whale watching tour if you are really going to see a whale. But what if you were guaranteed to see a whale?

Four Seasons to bring new era of luxury to Hawaii's "Place Of Joy"

Four Seasons to bring new era of luxury to Hawaii's "Place Of Joy"

HONOLULU, Hawaii- The Resort Group (TRG), one of Hawai'i's largest landowners of resort developments; Westbank (WB), Canada's premier luxury hotel and residential developer; and Four Seasons ...

New era of resort luxury in development on Oahu, Hawaii

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Oahu New era of resort luxury in development on Oahu, Hawaii

Tourists for this luxury Hawaii resort may want to stay away from Waikiki. It's not in Waikiki, but close enough to anywhere on the Hawaii island of Oahu.

Hawaii same-sex marriage law sidesteps lawsuit

Hawaii Tourism to benefit from Marriage Equality Hawaii same-sex marriage law sidesteps lawsuit

What is sure to remain a big tourism draw for the Aloha State is safe and sound – same sex marriage. A lawsuit by Natasha N.

Maui shark attack: "I was basically in its mouth."

Maui shark attack: "I was basically in its mouth."

"It was something you dream of on 'Shark Week,'" Roberson said. "It was so close to me, and the mouth was so open when it came up. It was in pure attack mode, and it was just right there.

Hawaii Tourism: Ana Downgraded to Tropical Storm

Hawaii Tourism: Ana Downgraded to Tropical Storm

The National Weather Service in the United States has downgraded Hurricane Ana to a Tropical Storm. Kauai County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning and a Flash Flood Watch.

Hawaii Tropical Storm Watch Remains in Effect for Oahu, Kauai and Niihau

Hawaii Tropical Storm Watch Remains in Effect for Oahu, Kauai and Niihau

According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority a tropical Storm Watch has been cancelled for both Hawaii County and Maui County.

Seychelles scoops numerous 2014 World Travel Awards

Seychelles scoops numerous 2014 World Travel Awards

Seychelles' tireless efforts to position its destination as a regional leader of excellence gained recognition during the 2014 World Travel Awards.

Island Air in Hawaii cancels flights due to tropical storm

Island Air in Hawaii cancels flights due to tropical storm

Island Air advises its passengers that the Hawaiian Islands may be subject to significant tropical storm conditions beginning Friday evening, October 17, and extending through Monday afternoon, ...

Hawaii likely to escape direct hit by Ana

Hawaii likely to escape direct hit by Ana

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii will still face some hazards this weekend despite likely escaping a direct hit by future Hurricane Ana.

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