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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.

Dengue fever and Zika emergency: Should you travel to Hawaii?

Dengue fever and Zika emergency: Should you travel to Hawaii?

George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, issued the following statement in response to the emergency proclamation signed today by Hawaii Gov. David Ige.

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel to remain open

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel to remain open

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, which was recently purchased by Honolulu-based developer, Peter Savio, will remain open under new management and a new name.

DBEDT: Hawaii economic growth forecast unchanged

DBEDT: Hawaii economic growth forecast unchanged

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its first quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report.

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Travelers should not be alarmed by Hawaii Island state of emergency

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Travelers should not be alarmed by Hawaii Island state of emergency

HONOLULU, Hawaii – George D Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, issued the following statement to inform travelers about the state of emergency declared by the County of ...

Major milestone in community effort to protect Hawaii’s Puakō Reef from pollution

Major milestone in community effort to protect Hawaii’s Puakō Reef from pollution

PUAKŌ, Hawaii - Today, the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) released a highly anticipated Preliminary Engineering Report that charts the path forward for protecting one of the most significant reefs ...

Equal treatment remains out of reach for LGBT Americans in most states

HRC Highlights Hawaii’s LGBT Protections, Laws and Legislative Proposals in New National Report Equal treatment remains out of reach for LGBT Americans in most states

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation, today released its ...

Virgin America launches daily flights from Los Angeles to Hawaii

Virgin America launches daily flights from Los Angeles to Hawaii

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today announces it will expand its service to Hawai'i with daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu, Oahu on May 5, 2016, ...

Four Seasons Resort Lāna‛i welcomes guests to a new vision of Hawaiian luxury

Four Seasons Resort Lāna‛i welcomes guests to a new vision of Hawaiian luxury

LANA`I, Hawaii - Four Seasons Resort Lāna‛i, on a 90,000 acre secluded island just nine miles from Maui, is now celebrating its grand opening.

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