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Virgin America launches Los Angeles-Honolulu flights today

Virgin America expands its Hawai'i service Virgin America launches Los Angeles-Honolulu flights today

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today expands its Hawai'i service with the launch of daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) ...

Halekulani Hotel sponsors Royal Hawaiian Featherwork Exhibition

Halekulani Hotel sponsors Royal Hawaiian Featherwork Exhibition

WAIKIKI, Hawaii - Halekulani, one of the world’s finest and most acclaimed independent luxury hotels known for their devotion in the arts, will be the corporate sponsor of the major Royal ...

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor arrivals set new record for March

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor arrivals set new record for March

HONOLULU, Hawaii – George D Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement commenting on Hawaii’s visitor statistics for March 2016.

Statement from Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO: Dengue fever outbreak halted

Statement from Hawaii Tourism Authority President and CEO: Dengue fever outbreak halted

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HONOLULU, Hawaii – The spread of dengue fever on the Hawaii Island (the Big Island) has been stopped. George D.

Another Waikiki hotel joins Aqua brand

Another Waikiki hotel joins Aqua brand

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Aqua-Aston Hospitality, an operating business of Interval Leisure Group, announced the completion of renovations to the Aqua Ohia Waikiki.

Flight took 56 hours and no fuel used: Hawaii to California

Flight took 56 hours and no fuel used: Hawaii to California

No engines, no fuel was used for this plane to take off from Hawaii. It took 56 hours, and this plane landed in California and not one drop of fuel was burned.

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2016 first quarter financial results

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2016 first quarter financial results

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2016.

Hawaiian Airlines goes green for Earth Day

Hawaiian Airlines goes green for Earth Day

HONOLULU, Hawaii - As part of Hawaiian Airlines' pledge to lessen its environmental impact, on Earth Day this Friday, April 22 the carrier will be the first to operate a demonstration flight ...

Outrigger Resorts joins Global Hotel Alliance

Outrigger Resorts joins Global Hotel Alliance

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Outrigger Resorts, the premier beachfront resort brand of Outrigger Enterprises Group, has joined Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) as the growing alliance expands ...

Alaska Airlines launches new flight to Kona, Hawaii

Alaska Airlines launches new flight to Kona, Hawaii

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines announced today that it will begin weekly flights between Bellingham, Washington and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Statement from Hawaii Tourism Authority on closing of Makena Beach and Golf Resort

Statement from Hawaii Tourism Authority on closing of Makena Beach and Golf Resort

HTA

HONOLULU, Hawaii – President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), George D.

NFL and Hawaii Tourism Authority agree to extend Pro Bowl opt out clause

NFL and Hawaii Tourism Authority agree to extend Pro Bowl opt out clause

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The National Football League (NFL) and Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that, by mutual agreement, the deadline for either side to opt out of the contract for ...

Hawaii Tourism Authority seeks sports marketing/events agency

Hawaii Tourism Authority seeks sports marketing/events agency

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency, announced today that a request for proposal (RFP) has been issued to secure a sports marketing/events agency. ...

February a strong month for Hawaii tourism

February a strong month for Hawaii tourism

HTA

HONOLULU, Hawaii – “February was a strong month for Hawaii’s visitor industry, with the bonus of leap year adding an extra day for businesses statewide to generate revenue,” said the ...

Hawaii-based Mokulele Airlines about to enter the California market

Hawaii-based Mokulele Airlines about to enter the California market

Hawaii-based Mokulele Airlines is moving some operations from the Aloha State to California.

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates third anniversary of Auckland service

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates third anniversary of Auckland service

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii's largest and longest-serving airline, this week celebrates its third anniversary of service between Auckland and Honolulu International Airports.

Historic Hotels of America 2016 Awards of Excellence nominations open

Historic Hotels of America 2016 Awards of Excellence nominations open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic Hotels of America is accepting nominations for its 2016 Awards of Excellence.

Hawaii Tourism seeks proposals for Destination Marketing Management

Hawaii Tourism seeks proposals for Destination Marketing Management

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency, announced today that requests for proposals (RFP) have been issued for the following:

Hawaii hosts Consumer Education Fair during National Consumer Protection Week

Hawaii hosts Consumer Education Fair during National Consumer Protection Week

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) will commemorate National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) March 6-12 by hosting a free Consumer Education Fair from 10 ...

Hawaiian Airlines reports February 2016 traffic statistics

Hawaiian Airlines reports February 2016 traffic statistics

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, has announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month of February and year to date.

Threat to Hawaii tourism due to Hawaii's role in blood ivory trade

Threat to Hawaii tourism due to Hawaii's role in blood ivory trade

Some are already calling to boycott travel and tourism to the Aloha State, Hawaii. Tourism is the biggest industry for the 50th state.

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Hawaii visitor arrivals achieved new record

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Hawaii visitor arrivals achieved new record

HONOLULU, Hawaii – George D Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement commenting on Hawaii’s visitor statistics for January 2016.

Hawaii Tourism Authority reacts to reduction of tourism marketing funding

Hawaii Tourism Authority reacts to reduction of tourism marketing funding

HTA

HONOLULU, Hawaii – “Last week, a bill, SB83, was proposed in the state senate to reallocate $3 million of HTA’s tourism marketing funds to subsidize travel expenses incurred by University of ...

HI Growth Initiative program accelerates Hawaii's innovation economy

Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism HI Growth Initiative program accelerates Hawaii's innovation economy

HONOLULU, Hawaii – A new report shows that a state investment program run by the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), an attached agency of the Department of Business, Economic ...

40-foot monster surf: Hawaii tourists find extreme adventure this week on famous North Shore

Surging waves cause road closure on Oahu's North Shore, Hawaii; Eddie competition could happen on Thursday 40-foot monster surf: Hawaii tourists find extreme adventure this week on famous North Shore

NORTH SHORE, Oahu, Hawaii - The North Shore on Oahu, Hawaii, is not only famous for being the home of this publication, eTurboNews, but more so for stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, nature, and ...

Teenager injured in Pearl Harbor helicopter crash dies

Teenager injured in Pearl Harbor helicopter crash dies

HONOLULU, Hawaii - A teenage passenger in Pearl Harbor helicopter crash has died at a Honolulu hospital, hospital officials said.

Hawaii's high tech industry joins forces with wedding and hospitality industry

Hawaii's high tech industry joins forces with wedding and hospitality industry

LAHAINA, Maui, Hawaii - The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is pleased to sponsor the inaugural WedTech Summit Maui event - the first-to-market wedding conference and community ...

Tour helicopter with five on board crashes into Pearl Harbor

Tour helicopter with five on board crashes into Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - A tour helicopter into Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Thursday. All five people on board were injured, one critically.

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