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Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 celebrates 50th anniversary

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 celebrates 50th anniversary

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 (FTZ9) division today.

Great bargains you will love in Waikiki

Great bargains you will love in Waikiki

Dr. Anton Anderssen, special to eTN

A visit to Waikiki doesn’t have to break the bank; there are many fun activities that are a frugal traveler’s dream come true.

Top 10 swimming holes in the United States named

Top 10 swimming holes in the United States named

NEW YORK, NY - From the best natural diving platforms and hidden slides, to crystal-clear water with colors that change from blue to a golden crimson, Travel Channel announces the top 10 swimming ...

Royal Family honors new Tonga Village at Hawaii's Polynesian Cultural Center

Royal Family honors new Tonga Village at Hawaii's Polynesian Cultural Center

LĀ'IE, Hawaii - Following a 16-month restoration, the new Tonga Village at the Polynesian Cultural Center opened Saturday, June 11, in a ceremony steeped in culture and celebration, highlighted ...

Virgin America further expands Hawaii service

Virgin America launches flights from Los Angeles to Maui Virgin America further expands Hawaii service

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and KAHULUI, Maui, Hawaii - Virgin America, the airline known for making flying fun again, today began nonstop daily flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to ...

LGBT Hawaii sends aloha and a message to the victims in Orlando

LGBT Hawaii sends aloha and a message to the victims in Orlando

LGBT Hawaii serves the LGBT ommunity in Hawaii with a special focus on global outreach for the Hawaii travel and tourism industry.

Hawaii's iconic voyaging canoe delivers messages to UN chief on World Oceans Day

Hawaii's iconic voyaging canoe delivers messages to UN chief on World Oceans Day

NEW YORK, NY - Hawai'i's legendary traditional voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa achieved the pinnacle of her historic four-year sail around the world at today's United Nations (UN) celebration of World ...

Haleiwa, Hawaii is not only eTurboNews, but big tourism business in a paradise of a different Hawaiian world

Haleiwa, Hawaii is not only eTurboNews, but big tourism business in a paradise of a different Hawaiian world

Haleiwa, Hawaii, is not only the home for global travel and tourism newswire eTurboNews for the last 18 years.

Korean investment firm to buy Hyatt Regency Waikiki for $800 million

Korean investment firm to buy Hyatt Regency Waikiki for $800 million

HONOLULU, Hawaii - A Korean investment firm may buy the iconic Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa in Honolulu, Hawaii.

US Senate declares National Hawaiian Foods Week

US Senate declares National Hawaiian Foods Week

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution designating the week beginning June 12 as National Hawaiian Foods Week.

Miss USA 2016 goes to District of Columbia Deshauna Barber

Miss USA 2016 goes to District of Columbia Deshauna Barber

Miss District of Columbia USA Deshauna Barber Crowned Miss USA 2016

Jin Air is looking at Hawaii, Laos, Cambodia with interline agreements

Jin Air is looking at Hawaii, Laos, Cambodia with interline agreements

Jin Air signed further contracts and Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with Hawaii’s regional airline Island Air, Cambodia’s national airline Cambodia Angkor Air and Laos’ national airline ...

Democratic Party of Hawaii new head Tim Vanderveer symbolizes a new generation

Opposing tourism developments: Tim Vanderveer new leader of the Hawaii Democratic party Democratic Party of Hawaii new head Tim Vanderveer symbolizes a new generation

eTN Hawaii team

The new Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii Mr. Tim Vanderveer said today after his election at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki. "The torch has been passed to a new generation."

Another plane crash in Hawaii

Another plane crash in Hawaii

MAKAHA, Oahu, Hawaii - Yet another small plane has crashed in Hawaii today, this time on the island of Oahu in Makaha.

There were two people onboard, and one was taken to a nearby ...

Small plane crashed on island of Kauai in Hawaii

5 dead Small plane crashed on island of Kauai in Hawaii

HANAPEPE, Kauai, Hawaii - At 9:30 in the morning today, a small plane crashed near Port Allen Airport, also known as Burns Field, in Hanapepe on the island of Kauai in Hawaii.

Hawaiian Airlines welcomes Premium Cabin, fully lie-flat seating

Hawaiian Airlines welcomes Premium Cabin, fully lie-flat seating

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Bringing the serenity of Hawaii's shores to the air, Hawaiian Airlines has welcomed home its first Airbus A330 aircraft featuring fully lie-flat seating in a spacious Premium ...

DBEDT: Hawaii economy continues strong growth

DBEDT: Hawaii economy continues strong growth

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its second quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report, where the data shows Hawaii experienced ...

Passenger safety: The big difference between Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines

A dangerous United Airlines safety policy? Passenger safety: The big difference between Hawaiian Airlines and United Airlines

Juergen Steinmetz

United Airlines told eTurboNews: "The safety of our customers and employees is paramount."

Devastating tsunami about to destroy Hawaii?

Devastating tsunami about to destroy Hawaii?

There is no reason for tourists to avoid the Aloha State, but the travel and tourism industry should be aware that anytime between now and the next 50 years, the travel and tourism paradise of ...

Hawaiian Airlines awarded Tokyo-Kona route

Hawaiian Airlines awarded Tokyo-Kona route

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The US Department of Transportation this morning approved Hawaiian Airlines' application to serve Honolulu and Kona from Haneda airport in Tokyo.

Air New Zealand flies Dreamliner to Hawaii

Air New Zealand flies Dreamliner to Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - As the launch carrier of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Air New Zealand is now operating the aircraft on its popular Honolulu-Auckland route.

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

HTA

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 ...

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