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Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is awarding funding to 43  cultural programs  in the Hawaiian Islands through its Kukulu Ola ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, ... Read More

Los Angeles Rams John Johnson III, Pisa Tinoisamoa & Cheerleaders to visit Hawaii June 14-17

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

In advance of the Los Angeles Rams’ preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17 at Aloha Stadium ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

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

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

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

Hawaii Tourism: Sunset on the Beach series returns to Waikiki

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

The strike authorization comes after weeks of negotiations with Hilton for a contract covering 1,700 Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers. ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority finally under experienced leadership

editor editor- April 26, 2019

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

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

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

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns to Tahiti in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

In 2020, Princess Cruises guests will enjoy the welcoming spirit and idyllic islands of French Polynesia when the cruise line ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

editor editor- April 11, 2019

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

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

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

Castle Resorts & Hotels names Jon Rasmussen new VP of Marketing

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Castle Resorts & Hotels has named Jon Rasmussen as vice president of marketing, where he will be responsible for spearheading ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

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

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

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

OLS Hotels & Resorts names John Dailey Hawaii Director of Sales

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

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

All Nippon Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A380 Superjumbo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has taken delivery of its first A380 at a special ceremony in Toulouse, becoming the ... Read More