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Honolulu International Airport greets visitors in Hawaiian language

HONOLULU, HI - Beginning today, the Honolulu International Airport will broadcast a greeting every half hour in both the native Hawaiian language, as well as the English translation.

Tourism news: boycott of the Aloha state will be far reaching

HONOLULU, HI (eTN) - In an article about the potential boycott on Hawaii due to Governor Linda Lingle’s veto of the civil union bill, Jo-Ann Adams, chairwoman of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Tran

Finally some good news for the Aloha State

Total expenditures by visitors who came to Hawaii by air in March 2010 rose 12.7 percent from the same month last year to US$874.2 million, boosted by increased arrivals and higher daily visitor spend

The 50th state turns 50

President Dwight Eisenhower officially proclaimed Hawaii the 50th state on August 21, 1959. Celebrating 50 years of statehood in 2009, this joyous milestone deserves special attention.

President Obama to host a Hawaiian luau on the south lawn...

The tastes and talents of Hawaii will take center stage in the national spotlight on Thursday as President Barack Obama, the first president from the Aloha State, hosts the first-ever White House luau

Affordable Hawaii Weddings ALOHA Style

Sometimes the best things come in small packages... or are unknown to the masses. Both are true when it comes to having a truly unique and authentic cultural Hawaiian wedding.

Niche company finds Hawaii’s ancient culture is “missing link” for authentic...

HONOLULU, HI (eTN) - A new company, scheduled to launch in spring 2009, is bringing a new approach to Hawaii`s visitor market: experiential vacations!

Aloha: The Heart of Hawaii

Thinking about visiting Hawaii? Then you’ll want to know how to tap into one of the Islands’ most beloved characteristics: The Aloha Spirit and the deeper meaning of the word…ALOHA!

Aloha Airlines name may return to Hawaii skies in Mesa deal

Aloha Airlines may grace Hawai'i's skies again, though this time the name would be used by the bankrupt carrier's nemesis, the owner of go! airline.

Mesa Air Group settles Aloha lawsuit

PHOENIX, AZ - Mesa Air Group, Inc.

Six earn entry to Hawaii Hospitality Hall of Fame

Six travel industry leaders who helped change the way people see and experience Hawaii are being inducted into the Hawaii Hospitality Hall of Fame on October 23.

Put it on Aloha’s tab

The shutdown of Aloha Airlines is benefiting one sector of the economy: bankruptcy lawyers and their consultants.

Aloha Airlines shuts down cargo operations

Aloha Airlines said today it is shutting down its interisland cargo operations.Aloha, which carries 85 percent of all goods by air between the islands, said its lender, GMAC Commercial Finance LLC was unwilling to provide further financing.

Aloha pilots authorize strike

HONOLULU, HI - Aloha pilots voted on Wednesday night to give its local leadership, the Aloha Airlines Master Executive Council (MEC) of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), the right to call a strike, if and when it becomes absolutely necessary.

Airline layoffs about to skew Isle jobless rate

Hawaii continued to have a relatively low unemployment rate in March, but that is expected to change as the fallout from the roughly 2,000 layoffs at Aloha Airlines and ATA is reflected in the state's April jobless report.

United, Hawaiian offer help but no guarantees to Aloha passengers

While Aloha Airlines customers won't be stranded, those with reservations for future flights or who want a refund will face some challenges.Aloha said passengers with confirmed reservations for travel after March 31 should contact its code-share partner, United Airlines, or Hawaiian Airlines, which has offered to honor Aloha tickets on a first-come, first-served basis through April 3.

Airline says “Aloha” to California

Los Angeles, CA - The final Aloha Airlines flights to California will land tonight, as the airline prepares for a bankruptcy-induced shutdown.United Airlines and other carriers scrambled today to accommodate passengers stranded by the sudden shutdown of passenger services by Aloha, the largest locally-owned air carrier in the Hawaiian islands.

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority statement regarding Aloha Airlines

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) is saddened to learn that Aloha Airlines will shut down its interisland and transpacific passenger operations after Monday, March 31, 2008. Aloha Airlines and its generations of employees have had a long and noble history of serving Hawai‘i’s residents and visitors, and its many contributions to our community will be missed.

Aloha Airlines halting passenger service

HONOLULU - Aloha Airlines said Sunday it will halt all passenger service after Monday, signaling the end of an airline that has served Hawaii for more than 60 years.Aloha, which filed for bankruptcy for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 21, was a casualty of fierce competition and rising fuel prices. The airline said it will stop taking reservations for flights after Monday.

Aloha for sale

A day after announcing it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Aloha Airlines said late Friday that it's looking for a buyer for all or part of Hawaii's second-largest airline.Attorneys for the privately-owned Aloha told a federal bankruptcy judge in Honolulu that the company is seeking a buyer for its passenger, cargo and contract services.