Tag: Oahu

Hawaii Polynesian Cultural Center loses breath of life due to COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Hawaii Polynesian Cultural Center loses breath of life due to COVID-19

editor editor- March 13, 2020

Officials of the Polynesian Cultural Center on the island of Oahu in Hawaii announced today that the 42-acre attraction will ... Read More

Southwest Airlines reaching more of Hawaii
Airline News

Southwest Airlines reaching more of Hawaii

editor editor- November 2, 2019

Southwest Airlines announced it will launch 2 daily flights from San Diego to Hawaii beginning mid-April 2020. On April 14 ... Read More

Shackled body found in Hawaii Ala Wai Canal was a tourist
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Shackled body found in Hawaii Ala Wai Canal was a tourist

editor editor- September 25, 2019

Police recovered a body yesterday morning, Monday, September 23, 2019, from the Ala Wai Canal located on the island of ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
People in Travel & Tourism

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House
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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
Hawaii Travel News

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

Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport
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Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Summer travelers have more reasons to choose Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) with Southwest Airlines' launch yesterday of nonstop ... Read More

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

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
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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

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

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

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

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
Hawaii Travel News

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

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

editor editor- May 1, 2019

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

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash
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Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

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

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

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
Hawaii Travel News

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
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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

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

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

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

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
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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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

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

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport
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Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.62 billion in January 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared ... Read More

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

editor editor- February 26, 2019

In January 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported a small increase in average daily rate (ADR) but a decrease in occupancy ... Read More

Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Andrew Spinelli director of food and beverage for Turtle Bay Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $17.82 billion in 2018
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitors spent $17.82 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent $17.82 billion in 2018, an increase of 6.8 percent compared to 2017, according to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism issues report on accommodations in the Aloha State
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Hawaii Tourism issues report on accommodations in the Aloha State

editor editor- January 28, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has issued the 2018 Visitor Plant Inventory Report, which shows total visitor accommodation units throughout ... Read More

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?
Hawaii Travel News

How did Hawaii hotels perform in 2018?

editor editor- January 25, 2019

Hawaii hotels statewide concluded 2018 with modest increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR), and ... Read More

Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria
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Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

editor editor- January 11, 2019

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

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?
Travel Associations News

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The new President and CEO of the HTA, Chris Tatum, has his roots in Hawaii’s tourism. Read More