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Authentically Hawaiian Hotel Molokai Gets Fresh New Look

Travelers have enjoyed Hotel Molokai's laid-back atmosphere and aromatic Hawaiian breezes for over 50 years. Today, the hotel unveiled a new brand identity that brings modern appeal to its storied history. Along with a new logo and property signage, Hotel Molokai's rebrand includes a revamped website to help guests plan a dream getaway to what's known as the birthplace of hula and Hawaii's "Friendly Isle." "We're excited to have a visual... Read More
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USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii finally set to re-open

“The National Park Service is excited to welcome our visitors back to the USS Arizona Memorial very soon,” said Pearl Harbor National Memorial Acting Superintendent Steve Mietz. The sunken battleship memorial, one of the most visited attractions in the state, sees 4,000 to 5,000 people a day. In 2018, nearly 1.8 million people visited the Pearl Harbor site. Access to the memorial was suspended in May 2018 when park staff noticed... Read More
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Hawaii ranks #2 in America for shark attacks over past two decades

With Shark Week 2019 upon us, Safewise wanted to find out which states had the most shark attacks over the last two decades. A professional review and comparison website analyzed data from all shark attacks, both fatal and nonfatal, reported to Global Shark Attack File from 2000 to 2019. Hawaii ranked #2 for shark attacks in the country with 117 shark attacks since 2000. Over the past decade, shark attacks have... Read More
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Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules

The Kauai Visitors Bureau (KVB) is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently introduced following the reopening of access to Haena State Park, which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls and Kee Beach on the island’s famed north shore. The newly-implemented rules set forth will not only reduce congestion and limit vehicular traffic, but also help protect cultural and natural resources from overuse. Read... Read More
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Visiting Kauai North Shore: Maybe not after understanding new rules

The Kauai Visitors Bureau (KVB) is reminding visitors headed to the Garden Island about new rules that have been recently introduced following the reopening of access to Haena State Park, which includes the Kalalau Trail, Hanakapiai Falls and Kee Beach on the island’s famed north shore. The newly-implemented rules set forth will not only reduce congestion and limit vehicular traffic, but also help protect cultural and natural resources from overuse. This... Read More
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Another Hawaii tourist contracts rat lungworm disease

The sixth case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed in an adult tourist who had visited the Big Island of Hawaii. As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to the State Health Department, this now makes a total of 3 cases of rat lungworm disease found in tourists and 3 found in residents. This most recent victim is a resident from the mainland who was visiting West... Read More
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Tourists stopped from entering Kauai state park by human chain

Protestors formed a human chain to block approximately 50 tourists from entering Haena State Park on the island of Kauai in Hawaii at around 5 am this morning. The island residents did, however, let residents and construction workers through the highway. The protestors blocked Kuhio Highway that leads to the popular park. Police arrived at around 7 am and forced the 20 or so protestors to reopen the road. They moved... Read More
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Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on Little Beach. Little Beach on Maui has been voted the best nude beach in Hawaii and is among the 10 most popular clothing optional beaches in the world according to nudist experts and Instagram star Svetlana Reus. Freezing Iceland is the best place for naked photos. Little Beach is where tourists... Read More
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Hawaiian Airlines: Over one million passengers in May

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended May 31, 2019. Hawaiian welcomed more than one million guests in May. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 5.8 percent on an increase of 4.1 percent in capacity (available seat miles) compared to May 2018. Load factor increased 1.4 points year-over-year to 87.3 percent. possible to reach millions worldwideGoogle News, Bing News,... Read More
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Maui’s newest and most exclusive rental estate redefines luxury accommodation

​There’s a new player in the luxury rental accommodation space on Maui – one that blends modern features, amenities and services with deep roots in the island’s storied history. Haiku House Maui publicly announced today that it is accepting bookings for stays on its property. The news is set to shake up the hotel and hospitality industry on Maui, offering a unique, upscale hotel alternative not found anywhere else on the... Read More