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FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

FestPac 2020: Arts and Culture never shown in Hawaii with Guam taking a key role

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:56 0

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is hosted in the U.S. State bringing ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 01:15 0

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy compared to April ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 07:15 0

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 19:25 0

Honolulu visitors and residents in search of a little family-friendly fun this summer in Waikiki will be pleased to know that Sunset on the Beach ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps fund programs supporting Hawaiian culture, natural resources and 2020 tourism projects & events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:35 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today issued three Request for Proposals offering to provide funding support to qualified programs that will help to perpetuate Hawaiian ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:14 3

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:58 0

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general excise taxes from short-term rentals ... Read More

Pilot in Kailua helicopter crash had just moved to Hawaii to fly tour choppers

Pilot in Kailua helicopter crash had just moved to Hawaii to fly tour choppers

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:19 0

Joseph Berridge, the pilot of the tour helicopter that crashed on the island of Oahu yesterday, killing everyone onboard, had just arrived in Hawaii from ... Read More

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 22:08 0

Honolulu Fire Department officials say that three people were killed in a fiery helicopter crash in a suburban Honolulu community of Kailua. Federal Aviation Administration ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

editor editor- April 26, 2019 03:22 0

Tourism leader Chris Tatum  may very well be the most important person in the US State of Hawaii. The largest industry in Hawaii is tourism, and ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:20 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:15 0

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed the resolution of an annual ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:10 0

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in the U.S. and Honolulu and ... Read More

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

Beach Vacation: What you do if a shark is about to attack?

editor editor- April 24, 2019 00:48 0

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters between people and sharks. It's especially ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:48 0

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from ... Read More

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 23:49 0

Honolulu rescuers have received a call of a downed tour helicopter shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning. Six units including the Honolulu Fire Department’s Air 1 ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

editor editor- April 11, 2019 20:32 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director of communications and public relations. She ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019 01:30 0

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 03:27 6

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. Brunei safer than the Bahamas, ... Read More

Shot on Oahu: Visitors Aloha Society of Hawaii helps tourist to return to California

Shot on Oahu: Visitors Aloha Society of Hawaii helps tourist to return to California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:22 0

A Hawaii Vacation was cut short for a 34-year-old visitor from California. She was visiting  Oahu's Northshore and was shot while driving on Kamehameha Highway ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29 3

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55 0

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44 0

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Los Angeles Rams to play Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium

Hawaii Tourism: Los Angeles Rams to play Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 15:13 0

The Los Angeles Rams will host the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4PM HST at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, it was officially ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts names John Dailey Hawaii Director of Sales

OLS Hotels & Resorts names John Dailey Hawaii Director of Sales

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:06 0

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel management company of 23 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced the newest addition to its Hawaii team, Director ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 05:06 0

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on the island of Oahu is the ... Read More

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