Category: HITA

Hawaii and Goa India sign sister-state agreement

Hawaii and Goa India sign sister-state agreement

editor editor- September 28, 2018 12:55 0

Hawaii Gov. signed a historic agreement with Goa, India, which is Hawaii’s first sister-state relationship with a jurisdiction in India. Read More

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

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

editor editor- September 26, 2018 14:05 0

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

Waikiki to see new tower of timeshares

Waikiki to see new tower of timeshares

editor editor- September 26, 2018 13:50 0

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

Peak summer travel in Hawaii increased despite Hurricane Lane

Peak summer travel in Hawaii increased despite Hurricane Lane

editor editor- September 20, 2018 21:26 0

Hawaii hotels reported increases in revenue per available room and average daily rate even as Hurricane Lane approached the islands. Read More

Island of Hawaii and Kauai No Longer Under a Tropical Storm Warning

Island of Hawaii and Kauai No Longer Under a Tropical Storm Warning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 12, 2018 21:18 0

Tropical Storm Olivia is making its slow advance through the Hawaiian Islands today, with the current onset of high winds and heavy rainfall on Maui ... Read More

Tropical Storm Olivia forecast to weaken as she passes over Maui

Tropical Storm Olivia forecast to weaken as she passes over Maui

editor editor- September 11, 2018 23:59 2

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

Tropical Storm Warnings issued due to Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia

Tropical Storm Warnings issued due to Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia

editor editor- September 11, 2018 00:38 0

The National Weather Service today issued tropical storm warnings for Maui County and the island of Hawaii as Hurricane Olivia continues its slow advance toward ... 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

editor editor- September 6, 2018 19:24 0

The flow of lava has ceased from Hawaii Kilauea volcano on the Big Island, with clean and clear air quality island-wide now evident. Read More

Transforming Hawaii’s airports for a better experience

Transforming Hawaii’s airports for a better experience

editor editor- September 1, 2018 20:03 2

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

Hawaii visitor spending up nearly 5% in July to $1.66 billion

Hawaii visitor spending up nearly 5% in July to $1.66 billion

editor editor- August 30, 2018 20:31 1

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.66 billion in July 2018, an increase of 4.8 percent compared to a year ago. Read More

Hawaii hotels: Maui, Kauai and Oahu drive performance in July 2018

Hawaii hotels: Maui, Kauai and Oahu drive performance in July 2018

editor editor- August 29, 2018 22:02 0

Hawaii hotels statewide reported a 3.6 percent increase in revenue per available room in July 2018, according to recent report. Read More

Hurricane Lane now a tropical storm

Hurricane Lane now a tropical storm

editor editor- August 25, 2018 07:56 1

The National Weather Service reported Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. Read More

Hurricane Lane is starting to fall apart!

Hurricane Lane is starting to fall apart!

editor editor- August 25, 2018 02:37 0

Satellite imagery shows that thunderstorms to the south are pushing to the west and decoupling the bottom and top parts of Hurricane Lane. Read More

Hurricane Lane finally takes a jog but in the wrong direction

Hurricane Lane finally takes a jog but in the wrong direction

editor editor- August 25, 2018 00:48 0

Hurricane Lane is weakening and is currently down to a category 1 with winds of 85 mph and gusts up to 105 mph. Read More

Mayor to Waikiki tourists: Hurricane coming closest to Oahu now

Mayor to Waikiki tourists: Hurricane coming closest to Oahu now

editor editor- August 25, 2018 00:05 5

Hurricane Lane is not projected to directly hit the islands but could still bring up to 30 inches of rain, 20 feet of surf, and ... Read More

Hurricane Lane downgraded to Category 2: Flash Flood Watch continues for all of Hawaii

Hurricane Lane downgraded to Category 2: Flash Flood Watch continues for all of Hawaii

editor editor- August 24, 2018 22:08 0

Hurricane Lane has been downgraded to a Category 2 status, with the threat of extremely heavy rainfall and flash flooding continuing. Read More

Hurricane Lane update: Weakening but heavy rainfall and flooding continue in Hawaii

Hurricane Lane update: Weakening but heavy rainfall and flooding continue in Hawaii

editor editor- August 23, 2018 23:29 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority issued an update on Hurricane Lane as it makes it march past the island chain. Read More

Airlines waive change fees due to Hurricane Lane

Airlines waive change fees due to Hurricane Lane

editor editor- August 23, 2018 23:19 0

As Hurricane Lane marches past the Hawaiian islands, airlines are waiving fees for travelers to make changes to their flights plans. Read More

Hawaii Governor tells tourists: Be prepared for Hurricane Lane

Hawaii Governor tells tourists: Be prepared for Hurricane Lane

editor editor- August 23, 2018 03:20 0

Hawaii Governor today provided an update to help tourists and residents cope with the anticipated effects of Hurricane Lane. Read More

Hawaii in full preparation for Hurricane Lane

Hawaii in full preparation for Hurricane Lane

editor editor- August 22, 2018 21:44 0

Hawaii Governor signed an emergency proclamation in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Lane, as did mayors for each of the counties, Read More

Hawaii Disaster Recovery Center closes due to another disaster threat from Hurricane Lane

Hawaii Disaster Recovery Center closes due to another disaster threat from Hurricane Lane

editor editor- August 21, 2018 23:19 0

The disaster recovery center in Hawaii, assisting with the Kilauea eruption, will be closed August 23, due to the threat of Hurricane Lane. Read More

Hurricane Lane update: Honolulu Mayor cautions tourists, airline wait lists spike

Hurricane Lane update: Honolulu Mayor cautions tourists, airline wait lists spike

editor editor- August 21, 2018 22:31 0

Hurricane Lane is projected to either pass close to or make a direct hit to the Hawaiian islands this week. Read More

Tourism in Hawaii: Not a net contributor to economic growth since 1989

Tourism in Hawaii: Not a net contributor to economic growth since 1989

Scott Foster Scott Foster- August 16, 2018 05:30 2

Paul Brewbaker talks story with Hawaii Governor Ige. Tourism performance in Hawaii has been impaired by short-term exogenous factors which constrain tourism export receipts even ... Read More

How Charley’s Taxi in Honolulu made Uber speechless 

How Charley’s Taxi in Honolulu made Uber speechless 

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 6, 2018 19:52 2

Charley’s Taxi made Uber utterly speechless, and this is how. First of all, not all taxi companies are created equal. This becomes very clear when ... Read More

Sixt Car Rental USA lost in cultural German translation with BBB C- rating?

Sixt Car Rental USA lost in cultural German translation with BBB C- rating?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 27, 2018 08:13 0

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) gave Sixt Car Rental USA in Fort Lauderdale a C Minus as a rating. Too many unresolved complaints show a ... Read More

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