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Hawaii Tourism Authority Announces New Board Members

Hawaii Tourism Authority welcomes Dylan Ching to its board of directors Hawaii Tourism Authority welcomes Keith “Keone” Downing to its board of directors Hawaii Tourism Authority welcomes Sigmund “Sig” Zane to its Board of Directors the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is pleased to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: Oahu and Kauai […]

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Hawaii’s population is growing but at a slower rate, census says

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Hawaii’s population has grown 7% over the past decade, and the state has maintained its ranking of 40th among the 50 states, according to the 2020 census, released Monday by the US Census Bureau. The census counted 1,455,271 people in Hawaii, 94,970 more than here at […]

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Hawaii population climbs 7% in 10 years according to US census

STAR ANNOUNCER / 2020 With strong waves, Waikiki was teeming with surfers, boogie boarders and sunbathers. Hawaii’s population has grown 7% over the past decade, according to 2020 census data released today by the US Census Bureau. The state had a population of 1,455,271, up 94,970 from the 2010 census. The Census Bureau only […]

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Hawaii tourism only expected to increase for summer trips

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Travel isn’t expected to slow down any time soon, but at least demand for rental cars on Oahu is starting to level off. This is not the case in other popular destinations such as Maui. The surge in car rentals at Paradise Rent-A-Car a few weeks ago is on the decline. Rental […]

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Hawaii Tourism Authority Bill Goes to Full Senate | News, Sports, Jobs

HILO (AP) — Two state Senate committees have voted to advance a House bill that would reconfigure how the aerospace industry is run in Hawaii with amendments that some say limit functions and resources from the Hawaii Tourism Authority. The bill originally sought to eliminate the state’s Office of Aerospace Development, Aerospace Advisory […]

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Hawaii Tourism Authority bill introduced in full Senate

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Two state Senate committees have voted to advance a House bill that would reconfigure how the aerospace industry is run in Hawaii with amendments that some say limit the functions and Hawaii Tourism Authority resources. The bill originally sought to eliminate the state’s Office of Aerospace Development, Aerospace Advisory Committee and […]

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Frustrated residents push back as Hawaii tourism resumes

Kai Nishiki and other frustrated Maui residents woke up early Saturday and armed themselves with lounge chairs, umbrellas and towels to storm Wailea Beach and fend off growing ranks of tourists flocking to the island , surpassing the popular places locals have grown accustomed to. themselves after COVID-19 all but shut down the visitor industry. […]

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Abolition and Replacement Bill Threatens Hawaii Tourism Authority Funding

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! The Hawaii Tourism Authority, the agency tasked with leading the recovery of tourism to the islands, is at risk of losing funding again due to 11 a.m. maneuvers in the state legislature. Some Hawaii senators introduced a version of the HB 862 (808ne.ws/HB862) that guts the […]

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Hawaii Tourism Authority Releases ‘Regenerative Tourism’ Action Plan

A new plan for tourism on the Big Island highlights the potential for using sustainable tourism to preserve and improve resource management on the island. The Hawaii Tourism Authority released an Island of Hawaii Destination Management Action Plan on Wednesday, developed in partnership with Hawaii County and the Hawaii Island Visitors Bureau. , for the […]