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DBEDT predicts accelerated economic growth in 2018 for Hawaii

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its second quarter 2018 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows Hawaii’s economy started to accelerate during the first quarter of 2018 and the economic growth in 2018 will be better than previously projected. The accelerated projection is due to the strong performance of tourism and the continued improvement in the labor market. During the first quarter of 2018, Hawaii continued to... Read More

Hawaii Governor David Ige: “Air quality is safe in the Hawaiian Islands”

Knowing travelers are expressing concerns about emissions from Kilauea volcano, Hawaii Governor David Ige and State Department of Health Director Dr. Virginia Pressler emphasized today that the air quality of the Hawaiian Islands is safe and should not dissuade them from booking vacations. Dr. Pressler commented, “The air quality for the vast majority of the Hawaiian Islands is clean and healthy. The emissions from Kilauea volcano are a non-factor for Oahu,... Read More
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Creative Lab Hawaii music program set to begin on Hawaii Island this summer

Creative Lab Hawaii Under the Direction of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and its Creative Industries Division, Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) is set to begin its summer program for music and transmedia. CLH is welcoming songwriters and storytellers to join the program on the Big Island this summer. “We’re thrilled to offer our neighbor island communities the opportunity to experience the Creative Lab Hawaii Programs, connecting our... Read More
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Hawaii hotels report solid increases in revenue and average daily rate in April

April is a traditionally off-peak travel month, however, Hawaii hotels statewide reported solid increases in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR) and room occupancy, according to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report issued today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). In April, hotels statewide averaged RevPAR of $217 (+7.9%) and ADR of $269 - eTurboNews (eTN) - Global Travel and Tourism News with a touch on human rights Click... Read More
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Volcanic vog turns air unhealthy in resorts on Maui

Maui is under a volcanic vog at this time. Tourists visiting the Island and beaches of Maui may not have any idea why it is foggy at this time? How unhealthy is the air today in Kihei, Lahaina, and Kaanapali? Maui hotel managers, leaders of the Maui travel and tourism industry, and Maui County health - eTurboNews (eTN) - Global Travel and Tourism News with a touch on human rights Click... Read More
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Hyatt Regency Waikiki To Honor The Golden Voice of Hawaii, Alfred Apaka

  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 will be presented from 7:00-8:00 PM on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in the ground floor Pualeilani Atrium at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki hotel. Located at 2424 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, the event is sponsored by the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, the Hawaiian... Read More
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It’s official: Hawaii Tourism is wide open for business

Hawaii Tourism Authority It’s official. Hawaii is open for tourism business. The Aloha State is welcoming visitors and there is absolutely no reason for travelers planning a trip to the Hawaiian Islands to change or alter their leisure or business travel plans. This is a welcoming message for the Hawaii travel and tourism industry after earlier reports on the eruption of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Island. This is the statement... Read More
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Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger hosts TOMA surf art exhibition

Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger introduces TOMA – Terrace of Modern Art, a summer series featuring celebrated artists who draw their inspiration from the beach. This vibrant, surf-art exhibit kicks off on June 1, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger. The hotel pool deck adjacent to Hawaiian Aroma Caffe will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery – featuring the work of internationally renowned artist Eduardo Bolioli... Read More
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Hawaii Tourism Authority appeal to visitors: Don’t cancel your Hawaiian vacation!

Volcano activities on the Island of Hawaii Visit Hawaii now! The Aloha State is open for business. Hawaii Tourism is under threat, but there has never been a better time to experience the Aloha Spirit. Jobs are depending on  Hawaii Tourism business in Hawaii, and the change from a record year to a huge loss on Hawaiian Island is forcing people to get in line for unemployment benefits. The Hawaii Tourism Authority... 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