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Hawaii Tourism paradise has a dark side: 117 people dead in 2018

One of the most popular US travel and tourism destinations is also a destination with a dark track record of 117 people that died on its roadways in 2018. One outspoken leader in the travel and tourism industry is the CEO of Charley's Taxi in Honolulu. She has been outspoken in traffic safety issues and invested heavily to make a difference. Her name is Dale Evans. Tourism income is at its peak... Read More
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HawaiianMiles expands partnership with Points to enhance travel program

Points today further expanded its partnership with Hawaiian Airlines to enable HawaiianMiles members to earn frequent flyer miles when booking hotels. Through a single integration with Points’ Loyalty Commerce Platform, which powers Points Travel services, HawaiianMiles members may now earn up to 10,000 frequent flyer miles per night when booking on over 300,000 hotels across the globe. This significant program enhancement follows a successful travel program launch in 2016 that enabled HawaiianMiles... Read More
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Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

When traveling to the Aloha State of Hawaii forget about renting a car or taking an Uber on the Island of Oahu, but think about riding a Charley’s.  The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the “Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. In Hawaii roads are so bad, that there is a fair likelihood of damage to your car,... Read More
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Hawaiian Air and JetBlue: Travelers’ paradise

Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue today announced an expanded codeshare agreement that allows travelers from dozens of cities, most of them in the eastern U.S., to easily connect to the Hawaiian Islands via Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) starting in April. Boston-area JetBlue customers can now purchase tickets on Hawaiian Airlines' nonstop flight to Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) with JetBlue's 'B6' code and earn TrueBlue points when they fly.... Read More
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Great Aloha Run celebrates 35 years in 2019

On your mark, get set, go! This coming Presidents’ Day, February 18, 2019, over 20,000 participants will take their places at the start line of the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run (GAR). Now in its 35th year, the 8.15-mile road race raises money for charitable organizations while also promoting health and fitness. A kick-off event will be held in downtown Honolulu from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, November... Read More
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Fairmont Kea Lani offers resort guests reef-safe sunscreen

Fairmont Kea Lani, Hawai’i’s only all-suite and villa luxury resort, has partnered with a local skincare company, Kuleana®, becoming the first Hawai‘i resort to offer its guests the new, locally sourced, all natural reef-safe sunscreen in complimentary beach and poolside dispensers. This recent step taken by Fairmont Kea Lani furthers its dedication to responsible and sustainable tourism practices. “We are thrilled to offer industry leading sunscreen designed to malama `aina, mai... Read More
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How safe is tourism in Waikiki? Drive-by shooting shocks visitors

The search for a gunman continues in Sunday's Waikiki shooting. Honolulu police are still on the hunt for a gunman who shot an 18-year-old in Waikiki. That man went to the hospital in serious condition on Sunday night after police and emergency medical technicians responded at around 9:30 p.m. The island of Oahu and Waikiki is becoming a more dangerous tourism destination with more frequent shootings and murders in Waikiki and... Read More
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Polynesian Culture Center now 55 years old

Today, the Polynesian Cultural Center is celebrating its 55th anniversary, marked by its continuing commitment to showcase the traditions, arts, music and cultures of Polynesia and its people. “Fifty-five years ago, the Polynesian Cultural Center embarked on a journey our founders envisioned as a uniquely rare opportunity to educate the world about the magnificent people of Polynesia,” said Alfred Grace, president and CEO of the Polynesian Cultural Center. “We celebrate this... Read More
Lanai Air News for Visitors 

Lanai Air now offering private flights to Lanai from Maui and Hawaii Island

Lanai Air, a luxury air charter service offering daily private flights between Lanai City and Honolulu, announced its route expansion to Maui and Hawaii Island. Starting today, guests of Four Seasons Resort Lanai will be able to charter private flights directly to Lanai from Kahului Airport on Maui and Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport on Hawaii Island. “We’re excited to expand Lanai Air’s services to better accommodate the needs of our... Read More
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Fairmont Kea Lani celebrates Queen Liliuokalani with statue dedication and blessing

Fairmont Kea Lani, an all-suite and villa luxury resort in Hawaii, along Women At Accor Generation resort committee and Fairmont Hui Ohana are pleased to celebrate Hawaii's beloved monarch, Queen Liliuokalani with the commission and dedication of a sculpture. The statue will be prominently placed in the lobby at Fairmont Kea Lani for all to view. A special dedication and blessing of the statue is scheduled for Friday, September 7 at... Read More