Global news for Hawaii 

Peace Through Tourism: Why IIPT matters now more then ever

This is a letter published by Anita Mendiratta who was honored by Louis D’Amore, the Founder and President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT). Anita Mendiratta continues to say in her letter:  Not one to feel comfortable using the word “I” in writing, on this occasion I will absorb the discomfort and make an exception. Reason being, in this sharing the ‘I’ extends far beyond me. This is a letter... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

OLS Hotels & Resorts expands in Hawaii with Volcano House

OLS Hotels & Resorts, a hotel company with 24 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., announced that effective June 10, 2019, the company is providing sales, marketing and revenue optimization services to Volcano House, the iconic hotel and campsite located in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. This new partnership signifies OLS Hotels & Resorts’ continued growth into the Hawai’i market. OLS Hotels & Resorts currently operates five other Hawai’i properties: Hotel Renew... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

Los Angeles Rams John Johnson III, Pisa Tinoisamoa & Cheerleaders to visit Hawaii June 14-17

In advance of the Los Angeles Rams’ preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday, August 17 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, safety John Johnson III, Rams legend Pisa Tinoisamoa, and Rams Cheerleaders will visit the Islands to connect with fans, promote the game of football and showcase the ultimate Hawaiian experience. To promote tourism to Hawaii, the Rams will bring football and more to the Hawaiian Islands this summer. The... Read More
News for Visitors 

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

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on Little Beach. Little Beach on Maui has been voted the best nude beach in Hawaii and is among the 10 most popular clothing optional beaches in the world according to nudist experts and Instagram star Svetlana Reus. Freezing Iceland is the best place for naked photos. Little Beach is where tourists... Read More

Pearl Harbor welcomes USS Hawaii home from deployment

by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton, Submarine Force Pacific The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing its latest deployment June 6, 2019. The crew was greeted on the historic submarine piers of Pearl Harbor by a bustling crowd of well-wishers and families, eager to welcome the Sailors home after a successful deployment. “Every member of the crew prepared... Read More

Hawaii Dept. of Education stalling on fixing gender inequities

A lawsuit is being brought under Title IX, the federal civil rights law co-authored by former Hawaii Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender in any school that receives federal financial assistance. The Hawaii State Department of Education’s (DOE’s) latest attempt to shirk its responsibilities to girls comes just short of the 49th Anniversary of Title IX (which will be June 23, 2019). Rather than actually... Read More
News for Visitors 

Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended May 31, 2019. Hawaiian welcomed more than one million guests in May. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 5.8 percent on an increase of 4.1 percent in capacity (available seat miles) compared to May 2018. Load factor increased 1.4 points year-over-year to 87.3 percent. possible to reach millions worldwideGoogle News, Bing News,... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program was introduced by Today, U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) reintroduced th. Changes to the program will help attract more visitors to American landscapes and cultural heritage sites in the National Parks System, enhance existing programs, and increase collaboration between communities and the federal government.... Read More
Hawaii Tourism News 

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous pools are more commonly referred to as the Seven Sacred Pools. They are located in Haleakala National Park in the remote area of Kipahulu District. First responders received a call about an injured person in the pool late yesterday, and firefighters and police went to the scene where the person was... Read More