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FEMA says no to disaster declaration for Hawaii due to Tropical Storim Iselle

Locals and tourism on their own FEMA says no to disaster declaration for Hawaii due to Tropical Storim Iselle

HONOLULU, Hawaii – An official request was made last week seeking assistance for Hawaii County (the Big Island) of the Aloha State, making additional funding, loans, and services available to ...

Hawaii denied Presidential Disaster Declaration

Hawaii denied Presidential Disaster Declaration

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Governor Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi today issued a joint statement in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision to deny the ...

Japan boy band concerts to generate millions for Hawaii tourism

Japan boy band concerts to generate millions for Hawaii tourism

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii tourism is happily standing by to welcome 15,000 Japanese tourists to the Aloha State as they hop commercial and charter flights and head to Oahu’s west shores to catch ...

Ocean carrier top honor for 2014 Quest for Quality Awards

Ocean carrier top honor for 2014 Quest for Quality Awards

A leading US carrier in the Pacific announced today that a Hawaii-based company was ranked number one in the ocean carrier category for Logistics Management magazine's Quest for Quality award, ...

Hawaii earns top ranking in national report on progress in open data

Hawaii earns top ranking in national report on progress in open data

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The State of Hawaii is ranked among the top states for progress in open data in a new report (datainnovation.org/2014-open-data.pdf) published this week by the Center for Data ...

Hawaii Governor requests Presidential Disaster Declaration in response to Tropical Storm Iselle

Hawaii Governor asks President Obama for federal assistance Hawaii Governor requests Presidential Disaster Declaration in response to Tropical Storm Iselle

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Gobvernor Neil Abercrombie today signed a request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration asking for federal assistance to help pay for damage caused by Tropical Storm ...

Hawaii: Pacific Whale Foundation named Certified Sustainable Tour Operator

Hawaii: Pacific Whale Foundation named Certified Sustainable Tour Operator

HONOLULU, HI - Pacific Whale Foundation is excited to announce that we are one of only five tour operators on Maui to receive the Sustainable Tourism Certification for 2014-2016 from the Hawai'i ...

Oahu tourism: Marriott, Four Seasons, 512 without jobs, Bill Gates and a Saudi Prince

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort, Oahu, Hawaii - First Four Season's Resort Oahu Oahu tourism: Marriott, Four Seasons, 512 without jobs, Bill Gates and a Saudi Prince

The hospitality industry of Hawaii travel and tourism will change in 2015. This change will take place on the island of Oahu, but take away from busy Waikiki.

Hawaiian Airlines to launch daily nonstop San Francisco-Maui service

Hawaiian Airlines to launch daily nonstop San Francisco-Maui service

HONOLULU, HI - In a continued effort to expand its service in the Bay Area, Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will offer non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and ...

New Hawaii flight: Maui - San Francisco nonstop on Hawaiian Airlines

New Hawaii flight: Maui - San Francisco nonstop on Hawaiian Airlines

In a continued effort to expand its service in the Bay Area, Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will offer non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Kahului Airport ...

Hawaii cruise industry maximizing tourism revenue potential

Hawaii cruise industry maximizing tourism revenue potential

HONOLULU, Hawaii – In 2013, there were 287,681 total cruise visitors to the state of Hawaii, contributing $51.8 million into the Aloha state's economy.

David Ige Democratic gubernatorial hopeful  will do anything to support Hawaii tourism

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie supports election of a new Democratic Governor - David Ige David Ige Democratic gubernatorial hopeful will do anything to support Hawaii tourism

"Tourism is the single largest component of our economy, and I will do all that I can to support and grow our visitor industry. The value of tourism to our economy cannot be overstated.

Hurricane Julio may impact Hawaii three days after Iselle

Hurricane Julio may impact Hawaii three days after Iselle

The threat on Hawaii from the tropics will not end with Iselle as Hurricane Julio continues to head to the west-northwest across the Pacific into the upcoming weekend.

Mahalo Hurricane Iselle  for not showing up in Hawaii as expected

Hawaii Hurricane Iselle downgraded to tropical storm status before landfall Mahalo Hurricane Iselle for not showing up in Hawaii as expected

Tourists in resorts in Kailua-Kona and Waikoloa on the Island of Hawaii still enjoyed a nice dry night and very little winds.

NOW! Tourists on Maui: Get inside hotels and resorts and stay alive!

NOW! Tourists on Maui: Get inside hotels and resorts and stay alive!

Voted many times as the best travel and tourism island in the world, the mayor of this island, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, is urging the island's residents and 55,405 visitors in Maui County, Hawaii ...

Closed for tourists on Friday:  Ala Moana Center, Waikiki Beach,  THE BUS

On Friday don't go shopping, cancel your day at the beach and enjoy Waikiki hotels and resorts Closed for tourists on Friday: Ala Moana Center, Waikiki Beach, THE BUS

If you're on vacation in Waikiki on Friday relax. Stay inside your hotel and cancel your beach and shopping activities.

Airline list of flight cancellations to and from Hawaiian airports due to Hurricane Iselle

Airline list of flight cancellations to and from Hawaiian airports due to Hurricane Iselle

Due to the approaching hurricane into the State of Hawaii the following flights to and from and within the state today are cancelled as of 1 pm today.

Iselle may strike Big Island of Hawaii as first hurricane on record

Iselle may strike Big Island of Hawaii as first hurricane on record

Hurricane Iselle is tracking toward Hawaii for the latter end of the week bringing a high risk of heavy rain, damaging winds and rough seas to the southern part of the island chain, namely the Big ...

Hurricane Alert: Julio, the second hurricane threatening Hawaii now a category 2 storm

Hurricane Alert: Julio, the second hurricane threatening Hawaii now a category 2 storm

Locals and visitors are bracing for 2 hurricanes approaching the US State of Hawaii.

Tourism alert: Canadian government travel warnings for the United States, Hawaii County

Tourism alert: Canadian government travel warnings for the United States, Hawaii County

The Canadian Government Foreign Affairs office for Trade and Development advises citizens, no matter where in the world you intend to travel, make sure you check the travel advice and Advisories ...

How airlines and tourism officials respond to current Hawaii severe weather threats

Hawaii tourism preparation on approaching double hurricane How airlines and tourism officials respond to current Hawaii severe weather threats

Hawaii tourists booked on airline flights on August 7, may or may be affected by the approach of two major tropical storms or possible hurricanes to the Aloha State.

Changing trends in Hawaii tourist spending

Changing trends in Hawaii tourist spending

The Hawaii Tourism Association (HTA) is cognizant of changing trends in visitor length of stay and spending, and is anticipating how to keep the tourist numbers flowing.

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