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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
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Hawaii Island: New Eruption breaks out in the east rift zone in lower Puna

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has announced that fissure 16 is venting lava spatter about a mile below the Puna Geothermal Plant, a mile west of Highway 132. No lava flow has yet occurred. Highway 132 (Pahoa-Kapoho Road) remains open and no buildings are in danger from the latest fissure. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said the 16th fissure with lava spatter opened east of the Puna Geothermal Plant and Northeast of the... Read More
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Trump issues Hawaii disaster declaration after Kilauea volcano eruption

President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in Hawaii after a volcanic eruption on May 3 destroyed 36 structures, including 26 homes, and covered more than 117 acres of land in lava. Hawaii Governor David Ige confirmed the declaration on Friday, with a statement from the White House saying it was signed on Tuesday. Click here to read the original article on eTN     Read More
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What to do? Health threat for Hawaii visitors and residents. HPH warns residents on all Hawaii Islands

Planning to visit Hawaii? The Hawaii travel and tourism industry is playing down a health threat to all Hawaiian Islands that is very real. It includes not only the Island of Hawaii but Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Oahu with its tourism center Waikiki and Kauai. The danger of causing a threat to the health of tourists and locals on all Hawaiian Islands is caused by the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island. The... Read More
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How dangerous or safe is travel to Hawaii with volcanic smog taking a sudden change of direction?

How safe are tourists visiting the Kona and Waikoloa side of the Island of Hawaii? According to Ross Birch, Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau (IHVB) executive director, it’s safe and enjoyable for tourists to visit Kona and Waikoloa on the Island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island. The Big Island volcano activities are currently making headlines around the world. Noxious sulfur dioxide gas and other pollutants emitted from Kilauea... Read More
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Should you really travel to the Big Island of Hawaii?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW • There is absolutely no reason at this time for travelers to change or alter their leisure or business plans. • All of the Hawaiian Islands are unaffected by Kilauea volcano except a remote area on the island of Hawaii’s east side. Out of the island’s 4,028 square miles, only Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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Should you really travel to the Big Island of Hawaii?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW • There is absolutely no reason at this time for travelers to change or alter their leisure or business plans. • All of the Hawaiian Islands are unaffected by Kilauea volcano except a remote area on the island of Hawaii’s east side. Out of the island’s 4,028 square miles, only less than a 10-square-mile area of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens Subdivisions in Puna is affected.... Read More
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Rethinking Hawaii Tourism: 21st Century Solutions for 21st Century Challenges

Many compelling recommendations and the research & reasoning behind them about marketing Hawaii were presented and discussed by four respected local economics and marketing veterans during a luncheon forum on Wednesday, May 2nd. The event was presented by the Hawaii Economic Association (HEA) at Honolulu’s Plaza Club and I was lucky enough to have a front row seat. Obviously good friends, the four scheduled and began to collaborate on the presentation... Read More