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USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii finally set to re-open

USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii finally set to re-open

“The National Park Service is excited to welcome our visitors back to the USS Arizona Memorial very soon,” said ... Read More

Hawaii ranks #2 in America for shark attacks over past two decades

Hawaii ranks #2 in America for shark attacks over past two decades

With Shark Week 2019 upon us, Safewise wanted to find out which states had the most shark attacks over ... Read More

Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules

Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules

The Kauai Visitors Bureau (KVB) is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been ... Read More

Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

The sixth case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed in an adult tourist who had visited the Big ... Read More

Tourists stopped from entering Kauai state park by human chain

Tourists stopped from entering Kauai state park by human chain

Protestors formed a human chain to block approximately 50 tourists from entering Haena State Park on the island of ... Read More

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of ... Read More

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 ... Read More

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

Many tourists visiting Hawaii from June 10-21 do not know, that the biggest arts and the cultureal festival is ... 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?

Shark attack! The United States is the most dangerous country in the world when it comes to bloody encounters ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

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

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

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

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and ... Read More

Southwest wants to give Hawaiian Airlines a run for its money

Southwest wants to give Hawaiian Airlines a run for its money

Southwest Airlines is about to give Hawaiian Airlines a literal run for its money as it plans to lay ... Read More

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

Hawaii nonprofits agree to restore coastal lands

The Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) announced its 2019 recipients of the Community Restoration Partnership (CRP) grants, totaling more than ... Read More

Southwest Airlines may fly between Honolulu and Vegas

Southwest Airlines may fly between Honolulu and Vegas

If you live in Hawaii, Las Vegas, Nevada, is such a popular travel destination that locals refer to it ... Read More

Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways

Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways

Southern Airways announced today that it has acquired Mokulele Airlines in Hawaii. Southern plans to keep the Mokulele brand, ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many ... Read More

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. Read More

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

Hawaii has a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey ... Read More

Hawaii hotel strike: UNITE HERE Local 5 and Kyo-ya reach tentative agreement

Hawaii hotel strike: UNITE HERE Local 5 and Kyo-ya reach tentative agreement

UNITE HERE Local 5 and Kyo-ya have reached a tentative agreement on a new union contract. “We’re grateful for ... Read More

Hawaiian Airlines ups the fee for checked baggage

Hawaiian Airlines ups the fee for checked baggage

Hawaiian Airlines is raising its checked baggage fees effective immediately. Hawaiian’s first checked bag fee is now $30 and ... Read More

Visitor access to USS Arizona Memorial expected to resume in March 2019

Visitor access to USS Arizona Memorial expected to resume in March 2019

The National Park Service (NPS) expects the USS Arizona Memorial dock repair project to be complete by March 2019, ... Read More

Unfair labor practice charge filed against Sheraton Maui for banning its employees

Unfair labor practice charge filed against Sheraton Maui for banning its employees

Local 5 has filed an unfair labor practice charge against Sheraton Maui, alleging violations of federal labor law against ... Read More

Kyo-ya’s Sheraton Maui trespasses 3 employees over strike leaflets

Kyo-ya’s Sheraton Maui trespasses 3 employees over strike leaflets

Just days after releasing a statement saying they’re “ready to welcome back” striking employees, Kyo-ya trespassed three Sheraton Maui ... Read More

Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority

Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority

HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following comments on ... Read More

More ways to reach Hawaii: Delta starts Detroit-Honolulu flights

More ways to reach Hawaii: Delta starts Detroit-Honolulu flights

Delta customers will have more options to bask in the Aloha spirit starting next June as new service between ... Read More

Waikiki to see new tower of timeshares

Waikiki to see new tower of timeshares

A new vacation option is on the horizon for travelers to Waikiki in the form of timeshare units for ... Read More

Tropical Storm Olivia forecast to weaken as she passes over Maui

Tropical Storm Olivia forecast to weaken as she passes over Maui

As of 11:00 a.m. HST, Tropical Storm Olivia remains on course to impact the Hawaiian Islands starting late Tuesday ... Read More

Tropical Storm Warnings issued due to Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia

Tropical Storm Warnings issued due to Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia

The National Weather Service today issued tropical storm warnings for Maui County and the island of Hawaii as Hurricane ... Read More

Olivia a Category 1 Hurricane But Expected to Weaken on Approach to Hawaii

Olivia a Category 1 Hurricane But Expected to Weaken on Approach to Hawaii

HONOLULU – Hurricane Olivia is continuing to follow the track through the Central Pacific forecast by the National Weather ... Read More

New Pearl Harbor apps launched by National Park Service & Pacific Historic Parks

New Pearl Harbor apps launched by National Park Service & Pacific Historic Parks

Pacific Historic Parks & National Park Service have created 2 new Pearl Harbor Apps for the USS Arizona Memorial ... Read More

Hawaii Kilauea volcano quiet: Air quality good on the island of Hawaii

Hawaii Kilauea volcano quiet: Air quality good on the island of Hawaii

The flow of lava has ceased from Hawaii Kilauea volcano on the Big Island, with clean and clear air ... Read More

Transforming Hawaii’s airports for a better experience

Transforming Hawaii’s airports for a better experience

From free unlimited Wi-Fi to more retail and restaurant space and renovated restrooms, Hawaii's airports are in the midst ... Read More

Hurricane Lane now a tropical storm

Hurricane Lane now a tropical storm

The National Weather Service reported Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds of ... Read More