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Hawaii virtual reality experience to debut at 2016 Hawaii Tourism Conference

Hawaii virtual reality experience to debut at 2016 Hawaii Tourism Conference

HONOLULU, HI - In a first for promoting travel to the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is introducing a virtual reality tour experience highlighted by 360-degree live-action ...

Over 60 Hawaii companies showcased at 2016 Tokyo International Gift Show

Over 60 Hawaii companies showcased at 2016 Tokyo International Gift Show

HONOLULU, Hawaii – More than 60 Hawaii Companies just completed participating in the 2016 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS).

Japan’s top media communications firm acquires Honolulu marketing firm

VECTOR, INC. ACQUIRES Honolulu-based PACRIM MARKETING GROUP, INC. and PRTECH, LLC Japan’s top media communications firm acquires Honolulu marketing firm

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Tokyo-based Vector, Inc. will acquire and merge resources with Honolulu- based PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. and its sister companies PRTech, LLC. and PacRim Marketing Tokyo, ...

Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki embarks on $55.4 million redevelopment

Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki embarks on $55.4 million redevelopment

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Oahu's Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club has embarked on an extensive $55.4 million redevelopment and repositioning aimed at attracting the next generation of travelers ...

Hawaiian Airlines pilots open Strike Operations Center

Hawaiian Airlines pilots open Strike Operations Center

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), today formally opened their Strike Operations Center in Honolulu, exactly one year ...

Connecting people to nature a key outcome of the World Conservation Congress

Connecting people to nature a key outcome of the World Conservation Congress

IUCN

#NatureForAll is IUCN’s new global movement founded on a simple idea: the more people experience, connect with, and share their love for nature, the more support there will be for its ...

Global conservation summit sets direction for post-2015 sustainability agenda

Global conservation summit sets direction for post-2015 sustainability agenda

IUCN

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The IUCN World Conservation Congress closed today in Hawaiʻi, setting the global conservation agenda for the next four years and defining a roadmap for the implementation of ...

Should ivory still be something people can buy? No, says IUCN

Should ivory still be something people can buy? No, says IUCN

Pamela Lanier, special to eTN

The IUCN voted overwhelmingly to urge governments to close all domestic ivory markets.

IUCN Congress Hawai‘i Commitments set sail

IUCN Congress Hawai‘i Commitments set sail

IUCN

Today, members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) adopted the Hawai‘i Commitments, an innovative document that sets out the opportunities to meet key conservation ...

IUCN members elect new leadership

IUCN members elect new leadership

IUCN

Today, members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) elected the President, Treasurer, Commission Chairs, and Regional Councilors across eight global regions for 2016-2020 ...

IUCN Congress boosts support for indigenous peoples’ rights

IUCN Congress boosts support for indigenous peoples’ rights

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi – Key decisions boosting support for indigenous peoples’ rights have been adopted by IUCN state, government, and civil society members today at the IUCN World Conservation ...

IUCN and Mission Blue announce new ocean Hope Spots

IUCN and Mission Blue announce new ocean Hope Spots

IUCN

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Fourteen new Hope Spots, which include Hatteras in North Carolina and Malpelo off the coast of Columbia, were evaluated for their exceptional qualities by the joint Mission ...

IUCN: First global conservation priorities set

IUCN: First global conservation priorities set

Limiting illegal trade in threatened species, promoting nature-based solutions to climate change and accounting for biodiversity conservation in the development of renewables are among the first ...

Honolulu to host major Hawaii Tourism event

Honolulu to host major Hawaii Tourism event

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Nationally-recognized speakers, new marketing initiatives and new strategies to reach the global travelers of tomorrow highlight the 2016 Hawaii Tourism Conference, September ...

300 rescued from Waikiki beach

Famous Hawaii tourist beach proves too rough 300 rescued from Waikiki beach

They don’t call it the Waikiki Roughwater Swim for nothing.

IUCN study: Innovating for biodiversity conservation in African protected areas

IUCN study: Innovating for biodiversity conservation in African protected areas

IUCN

The France-IUCN Partnership and the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) are launching a case study on innovative financing in the protected areas of ...

New IUCN publication: Pros & cons of voluntary conservation standards

New IUCN publication: Pros & cons of voluntary conservation standards

HONOLULU, HI – As more voluntary certification standards are adopted for a wide range of materials, such as forestry, fisheries and palm oil, not all of them are effectively delivering ...

IUCN: Ocean warming direct impact on humans and nature

IUCN: Ocean warming direct impact on humans and nature

HONOLULU, Hawaii (IUCN) – Ocean warming is affecting humans in direct ways and the impacts are already being felt, including effects on fish stocks and crop yields, more extreme weather events ...

IUCN: Meet the Heritage Hero – Bibhuti Lakhar

IUCN: Meet the Heritage Hero – Bibhuti Lakhar

The public has spoken, choosing Bibhuti Lakhar as the people’s choice Heritage Hero, for his dedication to the conservation of India’s Manas Wildlife Sanctuary.

IUCN SUSTAIN-Africa: Driving green growth at a landscape level

IUCN SUSTAIN-Africa: Driving green growth at a landscape level

African government officials, business leaders and civil society supporters will explore how green growth corridors in Africa can stimulate economic activity and alleviate poverty during several ...

IUCN: Four out of six great apes one step away from extinction

IUCN: Our earth without apes? Not only a threat, but a 75% reality IUCN: Four out of six great apes one step away from extinction

The Eastern Gorilla – the largest living primate – has been listed as Critically Endangered due to illegal hunting, according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ ...

IUCN: Bonn Challenge approaches target to restore 150 million hectares of degraded land

IUCN: Bonn Challenge approaches target to restore 150 million hectares of degraded land

The Government of Malawi and the Association of Guatemalan Private Natural Reserves have committed to restoring a total of 4.54 million hectares of degraded land as part of the Bonn Challenge ...

New IUCN guide helps navigate seismic survey impacts on marine species

New IUCN guide helps navigate seismic survey impacts on marine species

A guide launched today by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, outlines best practices to ensure environmentally responsible seismic surveys and other forms of undersea mapping, ...

IUCN: Crucial biodiversity not protected

IUCN: World Now Protects 15% of Its Land IUCN: Crucial biodiversity not protected

Close to 15% of the Earth's land and 10% of its territorial waters are covered by national parks and other protected areas, coverage of marine protected areas increased by almost 300% in the last ...

IUCN message from Palau to the world: Our joint battle has just begun

President of the Republic of Palau H.E. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. keynote speach IUCN message from Palau to the world: Our joint battle has just begun

In his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, President of the Republic of Palau, H.E. Tommy E.

Hurricane Lester: Hawaii Labor Day surprise for IUCN delegates

Hurricane Lester: Hawaii Labor Day surprise for IUCN delegates

HONOLULU, Hawaii - There is a 20% chance of a hurricane for delegates from 177 countries attending the IUCN world conservation congress at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu can relax a ...

IUCN Congress: New coalition launches to scale private conservation investment

IUCN Congress: New coalition launches to scale private conservation investment

HONOLULU, HI — In an effort to address an estimated US$200-300 billion annual funding gap in conservation, civil society organizations, private and public sector financial institutions, and ...

World leaders are safe in Hawaii

Hawaii: Hurricane Madeline Continuing to Weaken World leaders are safe in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Delegates from more than 170 countries, including US President Obama, in Hawaii for the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016, were bracing with mother natures threat ...

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