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Category: Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: News and developments

Hawaii Hotels: Starting the year off strong

editor editor- February 20, 2020

The first month of the year in 2020 shows Hawaii hotels statewide started the year off with a bang. Growth ... Read More

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy appeal on COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 20, 2020

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy is calling for some messages of kindness for China during the time of COVID-19. PATA ... Read More

Daredevil completes heart-stopping high-wire walk across Ala Moana Hotel towers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2020

World-renown high-wire walker, Blake Wallenda, from The Flying Wallendas family, made history on 17 February when he completed a skywalk ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority official statement on Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

The Hawaii Tourism Authority is the State agency in Hawaii in charge of the largest industry, travel and tourism wants ... Read More

Coronavirus: Hilton Hawaii relocates guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2020

The Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations Club is a popular oceanfront property on a popular Waikiki Beach stretch. The ... Read More

Shock for Hawaii Tourism: Coronavirus arrived in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2020

Today Hawaii Governor Ige and Hawaii Tourism Authority president and CEO Chris Tatum moved Hawaii kamaainas and its visitors in ... Read More

Coronavirus: New hotel cancellation policies

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2020

Hotels, Cruise Lines, Airliners, attractions, and destinations need to implement new coronavirus friendly policies, that include cancellation, postponement for trips, ... Read More

Hawaii Coronavirus victim fights Norwegian Cruise Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2020

Pua Morrison from Maui, Hawaii became the first financial victim of the coronavirus in Hawaii due to corporate greed by ... Read More

Maui is most expensive Presidents’ Day US destination

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2020

Lahaina and Wailea, both located on the island of Maui in Hawaii, are the United States' most expensive destinations to ... Read More

How Tourism should Confront Coronavirus?

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 3, 2020

The travel and tourism industry depends on visitors being able to travel freely from one location to another.  When a ... Read More

President Trump playing Russian Roulette with Hawaii’s Visitor Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 2, 2020

Planning a Hawaii vacation? The United States declared a national health emergency because of the coronavirus. Is coronavirus in Hawaii? ... Read More

Hawaii hotels outperformed vacation rentals in December 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2020

In December 2019, the total monthly supply of Hawaii statewide vacation rentals was 856,800 unit nights and monthly demand was ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism rakes in almost $4.5 billion in 2019 hotel room revenues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2019 with growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy compared ... Read More

Southwest Airlines Hawaii flights not safe? Did FAA know?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2020

With the arrival of a budget carrier Southwest Airlines in Hawaii, tourism may have changed forever for the Aloha State. ... Read More

What are the most expensive luxury hotels in Hawaii?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

According to a new survey, the most expensive luxury hotel rooms in Hawaii can be found on Ka’anapali Beach. The ... Read More

Are visitors in Waikiki really safe? The answer is simple…

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2020

How safe are visitors in Hawaii when staying as a tourist in Waikiki? The answer remains very simple. Two police ... Read More

Deadly shooting in Waikiki close to Kapiolani Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2020

Thousands of tourists walk, take their bicycle and drive through Kapiolani Park to get to the Diamond Head State Park, ... Read More

Halekulani Hotel or Halepuna by Halekulani Hotel: What is the difference?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 18, 2020

Halekulani Hotel  - the famous 5 stars Waikiki Beach Resort, and legendary luxury hotel trademark in the Hawaii hotel and ... Read More

Southwest Airlines expands nonstop service from San Jose to Hawaii

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020

Southwest Airlines launches nonstop flights to Lihue, Kauai (LIH) and Kona (KOA), on the Island of Hawaii, from Mineta San ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts Continues Aggressive Growth in Hawaii

editor editor- January 13, 2020

A leading independent hotel management company with 30 properties across the U.S., continues its aggressive growth throughout Hawaii with the ... Read More

Know Someone Who Wants to Study Tourism in Hawaii?

editor editor- January 8, 2020

Do you know of a high school senior who attends one of Hawaii’s public schools or a community college student, ... Read More

Hawaii Symphony: “Guilty Pleasure” Lacked Pleasure

Iotete Tahuata Iotete Tahuata- January 2, 2020

On New Year’s Eve, the Hawaii Symphony presented “The Music of ABBA,” so we are told. Someone must have tipped ... Read More

Find a massage in Waikiki? Travel to Hawaii Trending on all islands in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2020

Hawaiian cowboys and cowgirls welcome visitors in 2020. A honey scrub is a massage in Waikiki you won't forget. Exotic ... Read More

“Help, I want to live!” Responses from Hawaii to the UK ending Samoa Measles emergency

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2019

Visitors are again welcome in Samoa, as long as arriving travelers have a certificate of vaccination against measles. Samos lifted ... Read More

Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Hawaii not safe by Congressman Ed Case

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2019

How safe is it to get on a helicopter tour or sightseeing plane in Hawaii?  When U.S. Congressman Ed Case ... Read More

Tour helicopter missing off Kauai, Hawaii, seven people feared dead

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2019

A helicopter, on a tour of the Napali Coast of the northwestern island of Kauai, Hawaii, went missing in "challenging" ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $1.33 billion in Hawaii in November 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in November 2019, an increase of 3.4 percent compared ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Islands’ vacation rentals lagging behind hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

In November 2019, the total monthly supply of statewide vacation rentals was 919,100 unit nights and monthly demand was 630,500 ... Read More

Hawaii Governor pledges support for striking Honolulu Airport workers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 members working at HMSHost Honolulu met with Hawaii Governor David Ige to secure his pledge to ... Read More

How Many More Millions did Hawaii Hotels Earn Last Month?

editor editor- December 19, 2019

According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), statewide RevPAR increased to $205 (+8.1%), ... Read More

Honolulu International Airport workers go on strike

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2019

Over 500 UNITE HERE Local 5 members at HMSHost Honolulu—workers at the concessions, restaurants, Starbucks, bars, pantry, maintenance, etc.—are on ... Read More

Burnham Sterling advises Hawaiian Airlines on Japanese financing of 6 Airbus aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Burnham Sterling & Co. LLC today announced it acted as exclusive financial adviser and placement agent to Hawaiian Airlines for ... Read More

Travel News distribution on a new level in 2020: eTurboNews is a trendsetter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2019

Travel and Tourism News is an important part of the global news industry. Issues relevant to the travel and tourism ... Read More

Kāneiolouma Hawaiian village announces restoration plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019

Beginning in January 2020, a crew of traditional Hawaiian stone masons and cultural practitioners will begin Phase Three of the ... Read More

Deadly Terror Attack at Pearl Harbor Hawaii? Arizona Memorial lock-down just cleared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2019

Visitors are safe and all Pearl Harbor gates are now open again. Tourists and other visitors are now able to ... Read More

Hawaii tourists spent US$1.33 billion in October

editor editor- November 27, 2019

Tourism dollars from the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) helped to fund a number of community events statewide in the land ... Read More