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Outrigger hires new Chief Marketing Officer and Executive VP

WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, OAHU, Hawaii – Global marketing expert Sean Dee has joined the Outrigger executive team as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, announced David Carey, President a

Lani Misalucha Show opens in Waikiki

HONOLULU, Hawaii – With true international recognition, Lani Misalucha will grace Waikiki with her outstanding vocal talents as well as her incredible presence.

US Federal Police Officer shot and killed person as preparation for...

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Early Saturday morning in Waikiki, in what is being called the “First Defining Moment for APEC 2011,″ a US State Department Federal Police Officer, whose duty appears to have be

Latest 2011 APEC Leaders’ Week update

Hawaii's hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Week is just 34 days away.

Latest updates on APEC event in Honolulu, Hawaii

APEC event in Honolulu, Hawaii is drawing closer and there are many questions about what will be happening and how it will affect Waikīkī and the visitor experience during APEC Leaders' Week in Nove

New Osmond star sparkles in Waikiki

There’s a new kid in town, and just knowing his last name is Osmond is enough to raise excitement.

Every day is Valentine’s in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii (eTN) - I love the Valentine season, fresh flowers, rich dark chocolates, romantic evenings sharing peaceful intimacy.

Weddings and wanderlust in Waikiki are uber cool

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Honolulu's Waikiki beaches, probably the most famous stretch of pristine sand in the world, have been the playground of the rich and famous since Hawaiian royalty times in the 1800s

Hawaii to replenish sand at Waikiki Beach

HONOLULU — Hawaii officials are appealing to the state's tourism authority for funds to restore part of world-famous Waikiki Beach.

The Ilikai Hotel to reopen July 24

WAIKIKI BEACH, Hawaii – The iconic Ilikai Hotel will welcome guests again on Friday, July 24, 2009 iStar Financial and the hotel announced today, noting that the reopening marks a recommitment to th

Iconic Waikiki landmark gets second chance

Just two days after announcing closure, the Ilikai Hotel announced on Friday that the hotel will soon reopen.

Waikiki’s legendary Ilikai Hotel shutting down

The new owners of the Ilikai Hotel in Waikiki said they plan to shut down hotel operations tomorrow, resulting in the loss of at least 65 full-time jobs.

Street performers grow despite Hawaii’s tourism decline

While Hawaii tourism has slowed, the number of street performers, artists, and other sidewalk entrepreneurs appears to be growing along Waikiki's Kalakaua Avenue.

Destinations connected with Obama capitalize on associations with new US president

From Nairobi to Waikiki, to the small Irish community of Moneygall; the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of United States has generated what is termed the “Obama effect” on touri

Wally “Famous” Amos named grand marshal for Dr. Martin Luther King,...

HONOLULU, HI - Entrepreneur, personality, and literacy proponent Wally "Famous" Amos will be the Grand Marshal for the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Erosion of Waikiki Beach would cut Hawaii tourism by $2 billion

The disappearance of Waikiki Beach to erosion could cost the tourism industry nearly $2 billion annually in lost visitor spending, trigger more than 6,000 job losses and shrink state tax revenues by a

New CEO takes the reins at Aqua Hotels & Resorts

A new president and CEO at Hawaii-based Aqua Hotels & Resorts, who expects the boutique chain to double the number of hotels within two years, started work today.