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Hawaiian Airlines names new CFO and Executive VP

Hawaiian Airlines names new CFO and Executive VP

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Holdings and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, has appointed a new executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Hawaii visitor arrivals and expenditures on the upswing

Hawaii visitor arrivals and expenditures on the upswing

Expenditures for Hawaii's visitor industry have started to stabilize with a boost in spending in March and April of this year.

Hawaii tourist attraction damaged

Hawaii tourist attraction damaged

HONOLULU, Hawaii - This morning at around 7:45 am, a US naval ship collided with the dock of a national park attraction in Honolulu, Hawaii, famous for bringing in over 5,000 tourists every day to ...

Hawaiian Airlines drops Sendai flights

Hawaiian Airlines drops Sendai flights

Filling only about one-third of the seats on its flights to Sendai, Japan, Hawaiian Airlines has announced it will stop flying to this city in September of this year.

3rd Hawaiian Airlines emergency landing this month

3rd Hawaiian Airlines emergency landing this month

For the third time this month, a Hawaiian Airlines (HA) flight had to make an emergency landing. This time in California after departing a half hour prior.

Hawaii Governor issues statement on aviation mishap in Waimanalo

Hawaii Governor issues statement on aviation mishap in Waimanalo

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Governor David Ige expresses his condolences to the family of the Marine who died in an aviation accident at Bellows Air Force Station in Waimānalo on Sunday.

Hawaii Tourism Authority Board names new President and CEO

Hawaii Tourism Authority Board names new President and CEO

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The board of directors of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state's tourism agency, announced today that George Szigeti has been selected as its next president and CEO. ...

Hawaii advocate in Geneva for UN global review of US human rights record

Hawaii advocate in Geneva for UN global review of US human rights record

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The historic global review of the United States’ record on human rights will take place on Monday, May 11, 2015, at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, ...

Hawaii Five-O says book 'em - tourists, that is

Hawaii Five-O says book 'em - tourists, that is

There is probably none happier than Hawaii’s tourism market that Hawaii Five-O has been renewed for its 6th season.

Hawaii Tourism Authority welcomes new board members

Hawaii Tourism Authority welcomes new board members

HONOLULU, Hawaii -The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state's tourism agency, is pleased to welcome two new members to its board of directors: Gerald De Mello and Rodney "George" Kam began ...

Hawaii visitor expenditures reach US$1.3 billion

Hawaii visitor expenditures reach US$1.3 billion

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Since the US dollar remains strong in some of Hawaii tourism’smajor international markets, the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is continuing to work with its global ...

Keeping special Hawaii events alive for local and tourists

Keeping special Hawaii events alive for local and tourists

On the last Saturday of July each year, a few hundred Hawaii community members bring their horses, their classic cars and a variety of floats, trailers and walking units to Koloa School to march ...

ProspectHill Group acquires Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii

ProspectHill Group acquires Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii – ProspectHill Group, through its affiliate DiamondHead Land, has acquired the Queen Kapiolani Hotel, a 312-room hotel located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Hawaii fourth busiest US international gateway

Annual events offer unique experiences to share Hawaii Hawaii fourth busiest US international gateway

The Hawaiian Islands are unlike anywhere in the world. While sun, sand and surf have made them a world-renowned dream destination, Hawaii is also a dynamic and vibrant place to live and visit.

Hawaii Film Festival shoots for the stars

Hawaii Film Festival shoots for the stars

Annually, the Hawaii Film Festival (HIFF) hosts over 300 filmmakers from around the globe.

Hawaiian Airlines: April 2015 traffic data released

Hawaiian Airlines: April 2015 traffic data released

Hawaiian Airlines reported its April 2015 traffic statistics.

Surfing, liquor and hotels: The new CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

George Szigeti about to be handed the most important job in Hawaii Surfing, liquor and hotels: The new CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority

In February he strongly opposes any further increase in the transient accommodations tax in Hawaii, a tax visitors pay for hotel accommodation.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - the place to be or to stay away from?

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - the place to be or to stay away from?

A major tourism attraction and national park in the US Pacific state of Hawaii experienced a powerful explosion in an active Hawaiian lava crater.

Odor of fumes forces Maui emergency landing

Odor of fumes forces Maui emergency landing

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767-300 with 224 passengers and 10 crew on board made an emergency landing on Maui today.

Agreement reached on future of Oahu's Turtle Bay conservation lands

Agreement reached on future of Oahu's Turtle Bay conservation lands

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Today Governor David Ige, key members of the State House and Senate, Ray Soon, Chief of Staff to City and County of Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Lea Hong, Trust for Public ...

Hawaii telescope protest focused on Pasadena, California

Hawaii telescope protest focused on Pasadena, California

Hundreds are expected at the third Protect Mauna Kea Rally in Pasadena, California, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 10:00 am in front of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Headquarters; 1111 South ...

First Hilton Garden Inn coming to Waikiki

Hilton Worldwide Strengthens Presence in Hawaii First Hilton Garden Inn coming to Waikiki

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced plans to open its first Hilton Garden Inn hotel on the island of Oahu, in the sought-after travel destination of Waikiki.

International Luxury Hotel Association appoints Halekulani COO to its leadership board

International Luxury Hotel Association appoints Halekulani COO to its leadership board

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - The International Luxury Hotel Association, a non-profit professional association for the advancement of the practice and development of luxury hospitality worldwide, has ...

Hilton brings Garden Inn brand to Hawaii

Hilton brings Garden Inn brand to Hawaii

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a franchise license agreement to operate the first Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Hawaii, bringing the brand to all 50 US states.

Pacific Whale Foundation's Greg Kaufman named to IWC Sub-committee

Pacific Whale Foundation's Greg Kaufman named to IWC Sub-committee

MA'ALAEA, Maui, HI – Greg Kaufman, Founder and Executive Director of the Pacific Whale Foundation, has been named to the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) Conservation Whalewatch ...

Hawaii lecturer leads national network for UN global review of US human rights record

Hawaii lecturer leads national network for UN global review of US human rights record

HONOLULU, Hawaii - An historic global review of the United States’ record on human rights will take place on May 11, 2015, at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

Pilot, passengers hospitalized after plane crashes at Hilo Airport

Pilot, passengers hospitalized after plane crashes at Hilo Airport

HILO, Hawaii - A small plane has crashed shortly after taking off from Hilo, Hawaii airport around 1:50 pm today. According to FAA official, the aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

Aegean Air new uniforms "highlight Greek nature of its operations"

Aegean Air new uniforms "highlight Greek nature of its operations"

ATHENS, Greece - Renowned London-based Greek fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki has presented Star Alliance member Aegean’s new uniform design.

Hawaii Governor: Timeout for Thirty-Meter Telescope construction on Mauna Kea

California, Canada, China, India and Japan partnership threatened by native Hawaiians Hawaii Governor: Timeout for Thirty-Meter Telescope construction on Mauna Kea

Today, Hawaii Governor David Ige announced, while in Hilo, that the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) team has informed him it will postpone construction until Monday, April 20, 2015.

Indian weddings in Hawaii means big business for some in the Aloha State

A Growing Niche In Destination Weddings Indian weddings in Hawaii means big business for some in the Aloha State

By Everly Brophy, Maui Weddings, Hawaii

India may not be on the priority list yet for the Hawaii Tourism Authority, but Indian weddings conducted in the Aloha State are big business for some - a niche market some hotels did not even ...

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