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Peak summer travel in Hawaii increased despite Hurricane Lane

Hawaii Hawaii hotels statewide and in Maui County, Kauai, and Oahu reported increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR) and average daily rate (ADR) in August, even as Hurricane Lane’s approach to the Hawaiian Islands increased cancellations to reduce occupancy. Hotels on the island of Hawaii reported declines or flat results in RevPAR, ADR and occupancy for the third straight month, with Lane contributing to the downturn caused by the Kilauea... Read More
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Daily Workout in Waikiki NO Gym necessary

Marco has been a professional fitness instructor for more than 25 years. Equipped with a top German diploma and a unique approach to only use your own body - you can say goodbye to expensive gym memberships. Marco says: "I train exclusively with my own body or body weight to correct deficits in the muscular area with full-body exercises and coordination training. I always use movements from everyday life and always... Read More
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Hawaii timeshare occupancy grew whopping 91.5 percent

Timeshare properties in the Hawaiian Islands reported an average occupancy rate of 91.5 percent (+1.6 percentage points) in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Hawaii Timeshare Quarterly Report: April-June 2018, issued today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). In comparison, hotel properties statewide recorded an average occupancy rate of 80.6 percent (+1.3 percentage points) in the second quarter. Jennifer Chun, HTA tourism research director, commented, “During a quarter that... Read More
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Hawaii hotel management company acquires US mainland properties

Hogan Hospitality Group (HHG), a hotel management company with flagship properties in the state of Hawaii, has obtained a majority interest in Marin Management Inc. (MMI), a California-based hospitality group managing properties in California, Arizona and Texas. With the acquisition, HHG adds 17 hotels, restaurants and spas to its diverse portfolio, with the majority of properties located in California. John Manderfeld, founder and president of Marin Management Inc., will remain president... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism Authority names honorees of Tourism Legacy Awards

Three organizations, Aha Punana Leo; Hawaiian Airlines; and Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa are being presented with the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s (HTA) highest honor – a Tourism Legacy Award – for their efforts to revitalize and normalize Hawaiian language usage in everyday life. Presented annually, the Tourism Legacy Awards honors organizations and individuals that have established a legacy of aloha through their perpetuation of the Hawaiian culture. This year’s awards... Read More
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Honolulu- Boston soon on Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines announced new service between Honolulu and Boston, what will be the longest US domestic non-stop flight of 5095 miles.  This will also be the first nonstop flight between Hawaii and Massachusetts.  Service is scheduled to start in April 2019 on an Airbus A330 widebody aircraft. “There is nowhere on Earth like Hawai’i, and we are bringing our islands closer than ever to Boston with nonstop service,” said Hawaiian Airlines President... Read More
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PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students’ Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the PATA Malaysia Chapter, Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark, took place on September 12, 2018 on the first day of PATA Travel Mart 2018 with the theme ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’. Organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee, the... Read More
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What does US Census Bureau survey say about Hawaii?

The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism released highlights from a US Census Bureau survey which included compiled Hawaii data by geography and selected populations. Also included are 89 rankings tables and a table summarizing Hawaii’s rank across those 89 indicators. The US Census Bureau report released income, poverty, health insurance, housing, and other data from its American Community Survey (ACS) for 2017. The Census Bureau releases 1-year data... Read More
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Tropical Storm Warning Canceled for All Hawaiian Islands

Visitors in Hawaii can relax. The National Weather Service this afternoon canceled the tropical storm warning for all of the Hawaiian Islands, as Tropical Storm Olivia moved steadily away from the state. As of 5:00 p.m., the center of Olivia was 110 miles southwest of Honolulu and moving away from Oahu in a west-southwest direction at a speed of 20 miles per hour. The storm progressively weakened throughout today and was... Read More
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Island of Hawaii and Kauai No Longer Under a Tropical Storm Warning

Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia Tropical Storm Olivia is making its slow advance through the Hawaiian Islands today, with the current onset of high winds and heavy rainfall on Maui County and Oahu being the biggest threats to people and property. Over the past 36 hours, Olivia has proven to be erratic and unpredictable as it nears the Hawaiian Islands. With the storm’s latest shift in direction overnight toward Maui County and... Read More