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U.S. Travel Ban upheld: what U.S. Travel said

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s travel ban in a decision. The U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court  Trump vs. State of Hawaii. The Supreme court decision Tuesday was decided by a vote of 5 to 4, ruling that Trump’s decision to ban or restrict travel and immigration from seven countries, most of them majority-Muslim, was within... Read More
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Registration opens for 2018 Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu

Hawaii Tourism Authority Early-bird registration is now available for the 2018 Global Tourism Summit, being presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), Oct. 1-3. Participants can register via the dedicated website, and choose from one of several options to attend the conference being held at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. This year’s summit keeps the focus on sustainability as a fundamental theme and how it is incorporated in the future... Read More
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We are one! San Francisco is one hot party this weekend

We are one LGBTQ Pride San Francisco Not only the weather in San Francisco is hot. San Francisco is one big hot party this weekend. Hot girls, hot boys, hot trans and any good looking or not so good looking combination of people.  Members of the LGBTQ community and nonmembers – everyone is welcome to be part of this hot party of young and old in the City of Love. One... Read More
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Hawaii Technology Development Corp. awards over $900,000 in grant funds to local manufacturing companies

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) recently awarded $930,680 in Manufacturing Assistance Program (MAP) grant funds to 29 Hawaii-based manufacturing companies. Of the companies awarded funding, 23 were first-time recipients of the MAP grant funds. “It’s great to be able to offer financial support to local manufacturers, knowing that the funding is used to improve their businesses,” said Robbie Melton, executive director and CEO of HTDC. “The grant... Read More
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) partners with Global Peace Foundation (GPF) i

PATA partners with GPF to empower young change leaders The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced anorganizationall partnership with the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) in order to strengthen the bond and shared interests between the two organisations, particularly in the area of youth engagement. Founded in 2009, the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) is an international non-sectarian, non-partisan, non-profit organisation, which promotes an innovative, values-based approach to peace building. The organisation convenes and... Read More
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Hawaii secures $2 million in federal funding for solar desalination development

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII – The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) is set to receive a $2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies, which can reduce cost and expand the market for creating freshwater from otherwise unusable waters. The project at NELHA will demonstrate improvements to thermal desalination technologies and low-cost integrated designs for solar-thermal collection and storage to... Read More
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PacRim Marketing Group names Jean Dickinson Senior Director of Integrated Marketing

HONOLULU, Hawaii — PacRim Marketing Group has named Jean Dickinson its senior director of integrated marketing. Dickinson will lead PacRim’s marketing team of multilingual specialists in Honolulu and Tokyo and will be responsible for client brand and positioning objectives through strategic communications, public relations, special events, promotional materials and advertising. Dickinson, who has an extensive background in public relations, advertising, marketing and strategic planning, comes to PacRim Marketing Group from Marriott... Read More
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Singapore – Berlin now non stop air on Scoot

Scoot Singapore – Berlin is now a non stop flight onSingapore Airlines low cost carrier Scoot. Scoot, Asia/Pacific’s Low Cost Airline for four consecutive years and the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group, launched its inaugural flight to Berlin today, the first of its four-times-weekly non-stop Singapore-Berlin services. The capital city of Germany is Scoot’s third long-haul destination after Athens in Greece and Honolulu in the United States, both... Read More
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New nonstop: Sacramento, California – Kona, Hawaii

alaska airlines Alaska Airlines announced it has added nonstop service between Sacramento, California, and Kona, Hawaii. “We look forward to Alaska Airlines’ new route from Sacramento to Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole launching this winter,” said Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau Executive Director Ross Birch. “This will give travelers an additional nonstop avenue between the island of Hawaii and the West Coast, and support continued demand from Northern California.... Read More
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Osaka earthquake: Aftershocks continuing but transportation network resumed

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Earthquake Japan On Monday dozens of domestic flights in and out of Osaka were grounded, while train and subway service in the Osaka area, including bullet trains, was suspended to check for damage. Passengers exited trains on the tracks between stations. International airlines including US based Hawaiian Airlines waved cancellation fees for flights to Osaka. On Tuesday bullet trains and some local trains resumed operation in... Read More