Hawaii visitor spending in April surges to US$1.42 billion

Linda Hohnholz - editor- May 31, 2018 0

“Hawaii tourism continued to enjoy the benefits of increased air seat capacity and strong travel demand during the shoulder month of April, as visitor spending ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 31, 2018 0

PATA Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mario Hardy The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and ... Read More

Nation’s premier beach volleyball tour will add Hawaii stop in partnership with state’s Tourism Authority

Linda Hohnholz - editor- May 30, 2018 0

The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Hawaii Invitational, presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), will be held in the heart of Waikiki Beach from ... Read More

Quality in Hawaii Tourism: Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell on a global UNWTO stage in China

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 30, 2018 0

IMFT 2018 Creating a Quality Tourism Experience in Hawaii was on center stage  at the 2018 International Mayor’s Forum on Tourism (IMFT)-Zhengzhou, China. The conference ... Read More

Geoffrey Lipman on Climate Change: Our entire planetary lifestyle will be shattered irreversibly

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 26, 2018 0

“Climate Change is the major eXistential challenge we face – if we fail to respond now, our entire planetary lifestyle will be shattered irreversibly. There ... Read More

USS Arizona Memorial access update

Linda Hohnholz - editor- May 25, 2018 0

Due to a critical structural and safety issue impacting the USS Arizona Memorial dock and visitor loading ramp, the Memorial will remain closed to visitation ... Read More

DBEDT predicts accelerated economic growth in 2018 for Hawaii

Linda Hohnholz - editor- May 25, 2018 0

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its second quarter 2018 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows Hawaii’s economy started to accelerate ... Read More

Hawaii Governor David Ige: “Air quality is safe in the Hawaiian Islands”

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 25, 2018 0

Knowing travelers are expressing concerns about emissions from Kilauea volcano, Hawaii Governor David Ige and State Department of Health Director Dr. Virginia Pressler emphasized today ... Read More

Creative Lab Hawaii music program set to begin on Hawaii Island this summer

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 24, 2018 0

Creative Lab Hawaii Under the Direction of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and its Creative Industries Division, Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report solid increases in revenue and average daily rate in April

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 23, 2018 0

April is a traditionally off-peak travel month, however, Hawaii hotels statewide reported solid increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and ... Read More

Volcanic vog turns air unhealthy in resorts on Maui

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 23, 2018 0

Maui is under a volcanic vog at this time. Tourists visiting the Island and beaches of Maui may not have any idea why it is ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Waikiki To Honor The Golden Voice of Hawaii, Alfred Apaka

Scott Foster- May 22, 2018 0

  HONOLULU, HAWAI`I: MAY 21, 2018 – A free event honoring the musical legacy and memory of “The Golden Voice of Hawai`i” Alfred Aholo Apaka ... Read More

Hawaii Governor David Ige: “Travel is Safe to the Hawaiian Islands”

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 21, 2018 0

As dramatic video footage is shown daily from the island of Hawaii of lava flowing, new fissures opening and ash plumes, Hawaii Governor David Ige ... Read More

Hawaii welcomes 2018 Global Tourism Summit

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 21, 2018 0

Building on the success of the 2017 Global Tourism Summit with a record number of attendees, the Summit will continue to be a gathering of ... Read More

The 100 best U.S. summer travel destinations: Washington DC leading

HawaiiNewsOnline- May 21, 2018 0

1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area 67.34 9 84 8 19 14 6 2 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area 67.25 23 14 9 62 2 67 3 ... Read More