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Demolition of historic Hawaii Keauhou Beach Hotel completed

A historic 1960s Hawaii hotel has been removed from the site where an education center will be constructed. West Hawaii Today reports the only remnants left from the Keauhou Beach Hotel this week were piles of concrete that will be hauled away to be recycled. Contractors began demolishing the building on the Big Island last Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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Mokulele and Skywest announce joint pilot program

“This new partnership provides Mokulele pilots access to the best regional airline in the industry,” said Ron Hansen, Mokulele CEO, commenting on the new pilot agreement with SkyWest Airlines. “We’re excited to join with SkyWest to provide this exceptional career opportunity for our pilots,” he added. SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. announced the Read More
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Outrigger Hotels and Resorts announces Jeff Wagoner as President and CEO

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Outrigger Hotels and Resorts today announced that Jeff Wagoner is joining the company as president and chief executive officer, effective April 26, 2018. KSL Resorts co-founder and CEO Scott Dalecio, who has been serving as Outrigger’s interim CEO since early 2017, has been appointed executive chairman of the global hospitality brand. Wagoner joins Outrigger with wide-ranging hospitality leadership experience in both domestic and international markets. His previous appointments... Read More
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HAWAII GOVERNOR ON THE WAY OUT

March 29, 2018 HAWAII GOVERNOR ON THE WAY OUT By Scott Foster HONOLULU: Those who might have been thinking things couldn’t get any worse for Hawaii’s Governor David Ige, a poll commissioned by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser indicates Ige’s most viable opponent (one of Hawaii’s two U.S. Representatives) Colleen Hanabusa has a stunning 20-percent lead over incumbent Governor Ige. With less than five months until the Democratic primary, “47 percent of likely... Read More
Georgia O’Keeffe on Leho‘ula Beach, near Aleamai, Hāna, Maui. Harold Stein 1939, Gelatin silver print, 2 x 2⅞ in. Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O’Keeffe Archive, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Global news for Hawaii 

Art exhibition of Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii work: Cultural highlight of New York summer

Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai‘i at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) promises to be one of the most important museum exhibitions in New York City this year. Focusing on the iconic artist’s immersion in the Hawaiian Islands in 1939, this blockbuster show will offer a dramatic floral display in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory and bring more than 15 of O’Keeffe’s paintings back to the city, where they have not... Read More
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Hawaii prepares for 55th annual Merrie Monarch Festival

The finest in hula, traditional and contemporary Hawaiian arts and Hawaiian food, as well as the company of thousands of hula enthusiasts, will all be part of the experience at the 55th annual Merrie Monarch Festival, set for April 1 to 7 in Hilo on the island of Hawaii. The festival’s ascension began with a Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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Celebration of the Arts Festival returns to Kapalua, Maui

On March 30 and 31, chanting, music and the voices of ancestral knowledge will reverberate through Maui and the halls of The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua at Honokahua as the resort hosts the 26th annual Celebration Of The Arts festival. Beginning with a traditional early morning ocean cleansing and awa (kava) ceremony, the festival gathers Hawaii’s most Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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Excellent month: Hawaii hotels report strong February results

Hawaii hotels statewide reported strong results in February 2018 compared to a year ago, highlighted by average revenue per available room (RevPAR) of $252 (+10.5%), according to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). Statewide average daily rate (ADR) grew to $294 (+8.0%) in February, with occupancy also increasing Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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HAWAII POISED TO BECOME 7TH DEATH WITH DIGNITY STATE

HAWAII POISED TO BECOME 7TH DEATH WITH DIGNITY STATE “The defining civil rights struggle of our time.” HONOLULU: Hawaii is poised to become the 7th state in the nation to allow Medical Aid In Dying, AKA “Death With Dignity.” After a final committee vote last Friday, the legislation is now awaiting a full vote by the State Senate. The bill is expected to pass by a wide majority later this week.... Read More