Author: Scott Foster

Mufi Hannemann: A Candid Talk Story

Scott Foster- November 23, 2019

Former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann is one of the most recognizable politicians and business leaders in the islands. As a political observer and writer in ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Nearing Tipping Point?

Scott Foster- August 20, 2019

The guest speaker at the August 13th, 2019, Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association (HTWA) meeting was Hawai‘i travel industry professional, Frank Haas. Frank had been the ... Read More

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster- March 19, 2019

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. “It makes a difference to ... Read More

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

Scott Foster- March 19, 2019

LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. “It makes a difference to ... Read More

HAWAII TOURISM AT A MAJOR CROSSROADS

Scott Foster- February 28, 2019

For many years, in addition to our international travel news coverage, eTurboNews has carefully followed tourism in our home state of Hawaii and has published ... Read More

US-China Trade Policy Negotiation Report “Scary”

Scott Foster- February 19, 2019

The guest speaker at the February 13, 2019, Hawaii Tourism Association’s dinner meeting in Honolulu was David F. Day, Esq., Senior International Lawyer and Chairman, ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority In Transition: Growth Down, but Not Out

Scott Foster- October 25, 2018

Hawaii Travel and Tourism's future is on questionable grounds. The visitor's industry in the U.S. State of Hawaii is the number one industry and is ... Read More

Hawaii Governors Candidate Addresses Prominent Business Organization

Scott Foster- October 23, 2018

Representative Andria Tupola was the guest speaker at the October, 2018, meeting of the Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association (HTWA). The group’s interest in hearing the ... Read More

More of The Same For Hawaii Tourism?

Scott Foster- August 16, 2018

Noted local economist Dr. Paul Brewbaker was the guest speaker at the August, 2018, Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association meeting. A graduate of Stanford University and ... Read More

A New Direction For Hawaii Tourism Management?

Scott Foster- August 8, 2018

The morning before the February 28, 2018, joint House & Senate Tourism Committee informational briefing on the 2018 state audit of the Hawaii Tourism Authority ... Read More

Jones Act Back In The National News

Scott Foster- July 25, 2018

The Cato Institute is an American libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, DC which was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974. Cato was ... Read More

Hawaii overtourism: The reality

Scott Foster- July 17, 2018

Frank Haas is the President of Marketing Management, a consultancy focused on travel and tourism in Hawaii and internationally. Haas is the former Dean and ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Journalist Presented Revealing Data During June Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association Event

Scott Foster- June 26, 2018

UPDATED 6/27/2018 Honolulu Star-Advertiser Waikiki Bureau Chief Allison Schaefers’ June 13th, 2018, presentation to the Hawaii Tourism Wholesalers Association (HTWA) was entitled, “You've got the ... Read More

Is the Hawaii Convention Center Profitable?

Scott Foster- June 8, 2018

Hawaii’s beautiful State Convention Center was officially dedicated on October 15, 1997, after many years of debate and political intrigue. At the time, I was ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Waikiki To Honor The Golden Voice of Hawaii, Alfred Apaka

Scott Foster- May 22, 2018

  HONOLULU, HAWAI`I: MAY 21, 2018 – A free event honoring the musical legacy and memory of “The Golden Voice of Hawai`i” Alfred Aholo Apaka ... Read More