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Honolulu airport named best in US to fly from this Thanksgiving

According to a new report, Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International (HNL) is the best US airport to fly this Thanksgiving — at least when it comes to flight departures. So far this year, Inouye is reporting the lowest percentage of flight cancellations in the country. Meanwhile, Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) ranks no. 2. Researchers evaluated the latest data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The data included newly updated information on... Read More
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CAIR condemns anti-Muslim hate rhetoric at Hawaii-Israel Alignment event

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned anti-Muslim hate rhetoric spewed at a recent event organized by the Hawaii-Israel Alignment group and published online under the title “Islam is coming for you.” In video excerpts published by CAIR, American Truth Project founder Barry Nussbaum makes a number of hate-filled Islamophobic statements, including: “You need to know who your enemies are.” “They’re... Read More
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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after major Molucca Sea earthquake

Powerful Magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck at Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Thursday, 14 November 2019. No tsunami warning for Hawaii was issued after the earthquake. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 7.1 Date-Time • 14 Nov 2019 16:17:42 UTC • 15 Nov 2019 01:17:42 near epicenter Location 1.589N 126.416E Depth 45 km Distances • 139.3 km (86.3 mi) NW of Ternate, Indonesia• 158.2 km (98.1 mi) NW of Sofifi, Indonesia• 170.3 km (105.6 mi)... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association (HLTA) are sponsoring workshops in the “Campaign for a Safer Community.” Hoola Na Pua, a Hawaii nonprofit working to combat sex trafficking, is holding symposiums across the state on November 4-7, from 8 a.m. till noon: • Nov. 4: Oahu (The Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki) • Nov. 5: Maui (The Westin Maui... Read More
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The Republic of Kiribati: A new untouched tourism potential 1800 miles from Hawaii

The Republic of Kiribati: A new untouched tourism potential 1800 miles from Hawaii Paradise on a remote untouched Pacific Island with friendly people who welcome visitors like family.  This is a reality for a travel and tourism experience in Kiribati. Inexpensive, untouched, original is what the Republic of Kiribati represents as a holiday destination. Kiribati is a sovereign state in Micronesia in the central Pacific Ocean. it’s 1856 located miles from... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism awards contracts for China, Korea, Southeast Asia & Taiwan

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for each of its 4 main markets on June 17. These markets are China, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan. HTA announced today it has awarded 4 contracts for inbound destination marketing management services for the state’s major market areas. “We are pleased to be partnering with these specialists who will implement comprehensive plans to attract high-spending travelers from their respective... Read More
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911 not answering, Civil Defense unreachable, Emergency Sirens blasting

Hawaii Civil defense sirens went off around 5.00 pm Hawaii time. It appears the entire Island of Oahu is under an undefined threat. 911 service and phone service to civil defense seems to be unavailable. A 911 call answered went to the U.S. mainland to an operator who said the service is overwhelmed and calls are re-routed. She did not know why the alarm went off but suggested to remain indoors.... Read More
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The Island Air and Honolulu Rail Connection in Federal Bankruptcy Court?

HART and Island Air may be connected in a conspiracy of corporate greed, lies, and possible fraud in hiring David Uchiyama. A complaint filed on August 12 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Honolulu alleges Uchiyama was hired knowingly by Island Air owners to run the company into the ground. Many loyal workers for Island Air lost their jobs and health insurance overnight. Hawaiian Airlines almost became a monopoly overnight, increasing their... Read More
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President Trump confirms U.S. Travel Warnings are politically motivated

Should Americans believe American Travel Warnings or Advisories? President Trump doesn’t really think so. For many years travel advisories for Americans had been suspected of a half-truth and often politically motivated. U.S. President Trump confirmed this today, possibly putting American citizens in danger in making U.S. travel advisories less legitimate. For the United States, issuing travel warning against a country for political reasons is like a declaration of war for certain... Read More