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Hawaii Tourism Authority awards contract for Japan market

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA), the state agency responsible for holistically managing tourism and enhancing The Hawaiian Islands brand globally, today announced it has awarded a contract for visitor education and destination brand marketing and management services for the Japan major market area. HTA issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) 23-01 for the Japan market Hawaii Tourism Authority awards contract for Japan market Read More
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Castle Resorts & Hotels invites guests to save on Hawaii vacation

Get a head start on Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings with Castle Resorts & Hotels’ Cyber Month Sale. Travelers will save up to 30 percent off best available rates at Castle’s hotels and resort condominiums across the Hawaiian Islands when booking through December 4, 2022, for stays through December 15, 2023. “We are getting Castle Resorts & Hotels invites guests to save on Hawaii vacation Read More
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Hawaii visitor spending up, arrivals down

The State of Hawai‘i Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) released its September 2022 visitor statistics report, which showed total visitor spending increased 18.5% compared to September 2019, with a corresponding 4.5% decrease in visitor arrivals. Total visitor spending in September 2022 was $1.48 billion, as expended by 703,270 visitors across the islands. Hawaii visitor spending up, arrivals down Read More
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Hawaiian Airlines to operate freighter aircraft for Amazon

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., today announced an agreement with Amazon.com, Inc. and its subsidiaries to operate and maintain an initial fleet of 10 Airbus A330-300 freighters starting in the fall of 2023. Hawaiian will maintain and fly Amazon’s A330s under Hawaiian’s FAA air carrier certificate to move cargo between airports Hawaiian Airlines to operate freighter aircraft for Amazon Read More
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Hawaiian Airlines and Mokulele announce interline ticketing agreement

Southern Airways/Mokulele Airlines, the largest commuter airline in the country, and Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s largest and longest serving airline, today announced a new bilateral interline agreement to facilitate travel bookings and connections for passengers. Hawaiian offers 130 flights within the islands and non-stop service connecting Hawaii with 24 destinations in North America, Asia, Australia, New Hawaiian Airlines and Mokulele announce interline ticketing agreement Read More
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Barclays and Hawaiian Airlines: Two free checked bags now

Barclays US Consumer Bank, a leading co-branded credit card issuer and financial services partner, and Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiʻi’s largest and longest-serving airline, are introducing an improved benefit to the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard: two free checked bags for primary cardmembers who purchase their tickets directly from Hawaiian Airlines. “As we’ve seen a healthy return to travel and Barclays and Hawaiian Airlines: Two free checked bags now Read More
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Grand Wailea unveils property-wide refresh

Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, has announced the phase-one completion of its property-wide refresh, marking the most extensive renovation since its launch more than 30 years ago. The iconic resort, perched along 40 acres of lush, tropical gardens fronting Maui’s Wailea Beach, presents a newly revitalized Botero Lounge at the heart of the resort, a total revamp of Grand Wailea unveils property-wide refresh Read More
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There’s a New Sound in Waikiki

Hawai‘i’s first and only craft hotel, Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, collaborated with internationally acclaimed guitarist and composer Makana on a genre-bending soundtrack titled “The New Sound of Waikiki.” The tracks, initially exclusive to Waikiki Beachcomber, provided guests with a unique sensory experience as they entered the lobby – but are now available more broadly for There’s a New Sound in Waikiki Read More
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Win a trip for 2 to Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

One lucky winner will receive 160,000 HawaiianMiles, four-night accommodations at Prince Waikiki, $150 gift card + gift basket from Honolulu Coffee and a pair of tickets to TWO HFWF22 events November 4-5. With the Twelfth Annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival® (HFWF) just around the corner, the Festival announced its HFWF22 Sip & Swirl Sweepstakes Win a trip for 2 to Hawaii Food and Wine Festival Read More
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NFWF Announces $2.6 Million in Grants for the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds will be leveraged to support the conservation of the largest marine national monument in the United States. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), Marc and Lynne Benioff, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced nearly $2.6 million in grants to support management and conservation of Papahānaumokuākea Marine NFWF Announces $2.6 Million in Grants for the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Read More