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

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 that the air quality of the Hawaiian Islands is safe and should not dissuade them from booking vacations. Dr. Pressler commented, “The air quality for the vast majority of the Hawaiian Islands is clean and healthy. The emissions from Kilauea volcano are a non-factor for Oahu,... Read More
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Creative Lab Hawaii music program set to begin on Hawaii Island this summer

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) is set to begin its summer program for music and transmedia. CLH is welcoming songwriters and storytellers to join the program on the Big Island this summer. “We’re thrilled to offer our neighbor island communities the opportunity to experience the Creative Lab Hawaii Programs, connecting our... Read More
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Hawaii hotels report solid increases in revenue and average daily rate in April

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 room occupancy, according to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report issued today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). In April, hotels statewide averaged RevPAR of $217 (+7.9%) and ADR of $269 - eTurboNews (eTN) - Global Travel and Tourism News with a touch on human rights Click... Read More
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Volcanic vog turns air unhealthy in resorts on Maui

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 foggy at this time? How unhealthy is the air today in Kihei, Lahaina, and Kaanapali? Maui hotel managers, leaders of the Maui travel and tourism industry, and Maui County health - eTurboNews (eTN) - Global Travel and Tourism News with a touch on human rights Click... Read More
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Hawaii Governor David Ige: “Travel is Safe to the Hawaiian Islands”

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 reassured people worldwide that Kilauea volcano is being closely monitored and stated emphatically: “Travel is safe to the Hawaiian Islands.” Governor Ige noted, “We have a skilled contingent of scientists, - eTurboNews (eTN) - Global Travel and Tourism News with a touch on human rights Click... Read More
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Hawaii welcomes 2018 Global Tourism Summit

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 thought leaders from around the world who represent the global marketplace. This year, our three day Summit will be: A COLLABORATION & NETWORKING ON INDUSTRY-LEADING VISION, BEST PRACTICES, AND GLOBAL - eTurboNews (eTN) - Global Travel and Tourism News with a touch on human rights Click... Read More
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The 100 best U.S. summer travel destinations: Washington DC leading

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 Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area 66.37 19 36 13 21 18 32 4 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area 66.18 8 86 4 55 3 38 5 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area 65.93 10 55 16 15 10 58 6 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area 64.85 1 34 36... Read More

Breaking News from Hawaii Island: Lava crossed highway, entered Ocean forming toxic fumes

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Hawaii Island County Civil Defense informed, that Lava had crossed Higway 137 at the 13-mile marker and has entered the ocean.A second lava flow is about 437 yards from the highway. The highway is closed between Kamaili Road and Pohoiki Road. This is the Hawaii Civil Defense Message by Hawaii County for Saturday, May 19 at 11:00pm in the evening. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory continues to monitor active... Read More
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It’s official: Hawaii Tourism is wide open for business

Hawaii Tourism Authority It’s official. Hawaii is open for tourism business. The Aloha State is welcoming visitors and there is absolutely no reason for travelers planning a trip to the Hawaiian Islands to change or alter their leisure or business travel plans. This is a welcoming message for the Hawaii travel and tourism industry after earlier reports on the eruption of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Island. This is the statement... Read More

Hawaii Volcano: Shelter in Place Explosive Eruption, strong earthquake and Code Red for Ashfall

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Ashes as high as 25,000 feet are causing a new ashfall advisory on the Island of Hawaii at this time. Yesterday volcanic emission from the Overlook crater within Halema`uma`u had generally decreased since yesterday. Although varying in intensity, at times the plume contains enough ash to be gray in color. The cloud is rising an estimated 3 to 4,000 feet above the ground, but altitudes... Read More