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Hawaii Tourism: A Hui Hou Kākou – Until We Meet Again !

There is no more Aloha for Hawaii’s visitors. A Hui Hou Kākou meaning Until We Meet Again is the message to our visitors. Hawaii Tourism today said farewell to the visitor’s industry. Until we meet again. Everyone prays this will be soon, very soon, very – very soon. Hawaii not only loves to share the Aloha Spirit with visitors. Hawai breathes tourism, and regardless if someone is employed in the travel... Read More
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Deadly Coronavirus is no longer deadly in Hawaii

Hawaii has zero deaths due to COVID19, even though Coronavirus turned deadly some days ago when the first patient treated for the virus passed away. Today the Hawaii Department of Health said, the patient never had coronavirus and simply died of older age. This is, of course, sad news, but it’s also good news for Hawaii to maintain its status as one of the few US States with no dead outcome... Read More
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What is the State of Hawaii hiding on COVID19? Lt. Governor Green banned from talking?

COVID19 is now spreading in the State of Hawaii and it turned deadly yesterday. The second-highest official in the State Lt. Governor Josh Green is also an emergency room doctor on the Island of Hawaii. Was Lt. Governor Josh Green too outspoken for Hawaiian politics? If Governor Ige would have listened to Green, perhaps the Aloha State would have been able to control the person to person spread of the deadly... Read More
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Honolulu Advertiser issues Tsunami Watch for Hawaii: State says yes, Feds say no

Did the National Weather Service just issued an erroneous tsunami alert for Hawaii, when USGS and tsunami.gov was on limited staff or closed due to “social distancing” during the coronavirus?  The National Weather Service just deleted the warning, so Hawaii is all in the clear. Here is what happened: According to USGS and also Tsunami.gov there is and there was no advisory of a possible tsunami threat for the State of... Read More
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Ready for a COVID19 Brainstorming session? What is next for travel & tourism?

Brainstorm with the experts on COVID 19, tourism, aviation, hospitality and MICE? eTN will discuss the future of the travel and tourism industry? Listen in or participate. It’s free.The new travel industry social media platform Buzz.travel is taking the initiative. Buzz.travel  wants to get industry professionals and tourism leaders talking. TravelNewsGroup CEO Juergen Steinmetz said: “We’re very excited to launch this new platform within our TravelNewsGroup family and WorldTravelNation at a... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii vacation rentals in demand in February

In February 2020, the total monthly supply of statewide vacation rentals was 728,400 unit nights and monthly demand was 612,600 unit nights, resulting in an average monthly unit occupancy of 84.1 percent. In comparison, Hawaii’s hotels were 84.7 percent occupied in February 2020. It is important to note that unlike hotels, condominium hotels, and timeshare resorts, vacation rental units are not necessarily available year-round or each day of the month. The... Read More
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Hawaii is now deadly: Governor wants tourists to leave

Hawaii is now another State with a deadly outcome for COVID-19. Bruce Anderson, director of the Hawaii Department of Health confirmed the first Coronavirus death in Hawaii. Today both the mayor of Honolulu Kirk Caldwell and Hawaii Governor Ige warned visitors again to leave the State and ordered everyone to stay home when an all State lockdown was announced. An O‘ahu adult is Hawai‘i’s first death from COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.... Read More
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All of Hawaii Now on Lockdown

Hawaii State Governor David Ige announced at press conference today that the entire Aloha state is now on lockdown effective at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. This applies to tourists who should stay in their resorts and to residents. Governor Ige made the dramatic announcement explaining the statewide lockdown is in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The counties... Read More
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Norwegian Jewel cruise passengers allowed to disembark in Hawaii to travel home

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors and Airports Divisions, state officials and the Norwegian Cruise Line leadership have implemented the plan allowing all 2,000 passengers of the Norwegian Jewel cruise ship to leave the state and travel home. The passengers were screened while leaving the ship, boarded chartered buses which took them to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) where they boarded chartered planes out of state. The ship... Read More
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Maui shelter in place! Stay in your hotels or homes to avoid arrest

Visitors may be arrested when enjoying Maui or Waikiki beaches. Tourism is at a standstill anywhere in Hawaii. Residents alike need to stay home or in their hotel rooms on Maui and Oahu in the Aloha State of Hawaii. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Maui Mayor Michael Victorino have issued stay-at-home, work-at-home orders for their island. On Maui the Mayor’s order takes effect on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.... Read More