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?
Hawaii Travel News
Summer 2023 May Be Slow for Hawaii
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
Hawaii Hotel Occupancy Remains Soft
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
Hawaiian Airlines A321neo Makes Emergency Landing
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: Honolulu Plastic Bag Ban Now in Effect
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
Localicious 2017 is Kicking Off Soon!
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!
Hilton Hawaiian Village Expansion
First opened in 1955 as the Hawaiian Village hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village (HHV) is a Waikiki icon. It is the largest hotel in Hawaii, in Hilton's portfolio, and one of the largest hotels in the world. But it owners don't appear to be content with the property's current size. No, the HHV has been in a constant state of evolution as fas as I can remember. And that … [Read more...] about Hilton Hawaiian Village Expansion