Honestly, I wasn't planning on writing about Maui again today. But the news coming out of the island is infuriating and has me wondering what are people thinking? Why? Because tourists and wreaking havoc on the island's attempt to recover. … [Read more...] about What Are People Thinking?
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If you have upcoming travel to Maui and decide to do the right thing, you'll need to make changes. However, don't just jump online to make those changes. I think you should call to reschedule your Maui travel. … [Read more...] about Call to Reschedule Your Maui Travel
If you haven't already heard, Maui is suffering. Specifically, the town of Lahaina has been completely decimated. And that's why officials are now asking tourists to stay away. But it seems some aren't getting the message. So here's why you should stay away from Maui for the foreseeable future. … [Read more...] about Why You Should Stay Away From Maui
By now, I'm sure you've all seen the devastation on Maui. Numerous brush fires turned much of Lahaina, parts of Kihei, and a portion of Kula into absolute hellscapes. Because of this, Maui needs help - and not just financially or via human effort. They need everyone's kokua in ways you may not even think of. … [Read more...] about Maui Needs Help
Yesterday, I covered the current state of the visitor industry in Hawaii, which isn't looking so hot this year. Of course, the big question, then, is when will Japanese tourists return? Unfortunately, there's no clear answer to this question. … [Read more...] about When Will Japanese Tourists Return?
While tourism in Hawaii has been a bit soft, January and February were pretty good. However, summer 2023 may be slow for Hawaii, at least looking at the booking activity we're seeing now. … [Read more...] about Summer 2023 May Be Slow for Hawaii
Following white-hot demand and record occupancy levels in 2021 and most of 2022, Hawaii hotel occupancy remains soft after falling in the last quarter of the year. Experts believe this trend will continue, at least in the immediate future. … [Read more...] about Hawaii Hotel Occupancy Remains Soft
Yup, Hawaiian's problematic Airbus A321neos strikes again! This time, though, it, unfortunately, affects passengers. Yesterday, a Hawaiian Airlines A321neo makes an emergency landing in Honolulu. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Airlines A321neo Makes Emergency Landing
Heads up! At the beginning of the month, the new Honolulu plastic bag ban went into effect. So if you shop on Oahu, you'll need to bring your own or pay. … [Read more...] about Heads Up: Honolulu Plastic Bag Ban Now in Effect
For the fourth year in a row, Hawaii restaurants are participating in a Hawaii Agriculture Foundation campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to promote the the expansion of agricultural education programs. And with February coming to the end, that means Localicious 2017 is kicking off soon! … [Read more...] about Localicious 2017 is Kicking Off Soon!