Hawaii Tourism News 

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
Hawaii Tourism News 

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
Global news for Hawaii kamaainas 

Bail Reform in Hawaii: ACLU wants to end Money Bail

The ACLU of Hawai‘i Foundation invites the public to “#EndMoneyBail for a Better Hawai‘i and a Better Nation” – a panel discussion focused on bail reform on Thursday, September 29th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Arts at Marks Garage in downtown Honolulu. The event will also be streamed live and remote audience questions taken over Facebook Live. The panel will include experts addressing the scope and framework for ending... 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
Hawaii Tourism News 

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
Hawaii Tourism News 

Erratic and Unpredictable for Hawaii tourism: Tropical Storm Olivia

Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia After a week of monitoring, planning and preparation, state, county and federal government leaders and civil defense officials are strongly urging residents and visitors throughout the Hawaiian Islands to brace for the full onset of Tropical Storm Olivia, starting late tonight. As of 8:00 p.m. HST, Olivia had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour and is moving in a southwest direction at 8 miles per... Read More
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Tropical Storm Olivia forecast to weaken as she passes over Maui

olivia As of 11:00 a.m. HST, Tropical Storm Olivia remains on course to impact the Hawaiian Islands starting late Tuesday night through Wednesday, with the current forecast showing the center of the storm passing over Maui County, according to the National Weather Service. All islands statewide, however, are susceptible to experiencing high winds, heavy rainfall, flash flooding, hazardous surf conditions and coastal storm surge due to Olivia. The northeast and east... Read More
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Waikiki, Honolulu and the Island of Oahu now included on Tropical Storm Warning

On Hawaii Tourists in Waikiki and elsewhere on Oahu, along with tourists on the Island of Hawaii Maui, Molokai and Lanai should be aware and get ready for tropical storm Olivia. A warning now includes all Hawaiian Islands except Kauai. Kauai is under a tropical storm watch. The storm will sweep through Hawaii Tuesday night and Wednesday, potentially bringing flooding rainfall, strong winds and pounding surf. Tourists flying in and out of an airport... Read More
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Tropical Storm Warnings issued due to Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia

Hawaii Tropical Storm Olivia The National Weather Service today issued tropical storm warnings for Maui County and the island of Hawaii as Hurricane Olivia continues its slow advance toward the Hawaiian Islands. A tropical storm warning means sustained winds within the range of 39 to 73 miles per hour are expected within the next 36 hours. Oahu remains under a tropical storm watch, meaning tropical storm conditions are possible within the... Read More