Author: Juergen Steinmetz

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts: The Interview

Juergen Steinmetz- October 23, 2020

  How can you smile behind a mask? Outrigger Hotels and Resorts may be a shining example to document how the Aloha Smile in Hawaii ... Read More

Honolulu’s Emergency Order No. 2020-29 approved

Juergen Steinmetz- October 22, 2020

HONOLULU – Mayor Kirk Caldwell today announced that the City and County of Honolulu’s Emergency Order No. 2020-29: Order Implementing Tier 2 (The “Order”) and ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu

Juergen Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Traveling to Waikiki? Outspoken Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has an urgent message for you. Caldwell told eTurboNews he will be meeting this afternoon with John ... Read More

Farm to Food a new Oahu Tourist Attraction?

Juergen Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Today Mayor Caldwell announced an innovative hui of local farmers, nonprofits, community health clinics, and the City and County of Honolulu has launched “Farm to ... Read More

WTTC to discuss the plan on how to save tourism with Hawaii News Online readers

Juergen Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) made history yesterday in coming up with a detailed plan on how to save the global travel and ... Read More

Maui wants visitors to volunteer for a second COVID-19 arrival test

Juergen Steinmetz- October 8, 2020

Maui Mayor Mike Victorino this afternoon was a no show at his own press conference. So it stands that visitors from the US mainland will ... Read More

Governor approves Mayor Caldwell emergency order

Juergen Steinmetz- September 24, 2020

Mayor Kirk Caldwell tonight announced that Governor David Ige has approved the City and County of Honolulu’s Emergency Order No. 2020-27 ending the Second Stay ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Association and Honolulu Mayor Caldwell support for World Tourism Day

Juergen Steinmetz- September 23, 2020

Ever since the virus started destroying the travel and tourism industry, it also destroyed the communication network for the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). Instead of ... Read More

Second Deputy Sherriff assigned to Lt. Governor is COVID-19 positive

Juergen Steinmetz- September 14, 2020

The Hawaii Department of Public Safety (PSD) was notified that a second deputy sheriff from the Executive Protection Section assigned to the Lieutenant Governor’s detail ... Read More

Lt Governor Green is COVID-19 positive

Juergen Steinmetz- September 12, 2020

After it was earlier reported a staff member for Lt. Governor Green was tested positive for COVID-19, the Lt. Governor received a positive result. The ... Read More

City and County of Honolulu holds virtual remembrance ceremony to mark the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

Juergen Steinmetz- September 11, 2020

 In lieu of traditional ceremonies, the City and County of Honolulu held a virtual 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Hosted by Executive Director Misty Kelaʻi of the Mayor’s Office ... Read More

HCCC set on fire by inmates: Situation under control

Juergen Steinmetz- September 9, 2020

The Hawaii Community Correctional Center has reported unrest that began at 3:45 p.m., involving inmates in the  A-wing of the Wainuenue housing module.  This is ... Read More

Lockdown extended on Oahu until September 24

Juergen Steinmetz- September 8, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Caldwell in cooperation with Governor Ige extended the stay at home order until September 24 with one exception.With new infections going down on ... Read More

Mayor Caldwell wants everyone to get tested

Juergen Steinmetz- September 1, 2020

Honolulu Mayor Caldwell told eTurboNews today that now is the time for everyone to get tested. Surge testing is not based on indicators on how ... Read More

Record after record in COVID-19 in Hawaii

Juergen Steinmetz- August 29, 2020

Today Hawaii recorded an additional 310 new COVID-19 cases and 3 more fatalities The increase in numbers brings the total number of Coronavirus cases in ... Read More