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Hawaii Tourism

LOOK: Stunning Photos Show How Hawaii Has Changed In 125 Years

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel

Flash back to Honolulu in 1889. There were no planes, a population of less than 100,000 people and only a few carriages. Unlike today, traffic was...

Hawaii To Buy 1-Way Flights For Homeless People To Keep Them Away From Tourists

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact

The Aloha State is saying goodbye to some of its homeless residents with one-way tickets to the Lower 48. According to Civil Beat, Hawaii's Institu...

9 Breathtaking Google Street Views Of Hawaii

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel

So your pockets aren’t burning with the thousands of dollars it takes to visit Hawaii? No sweat. The Hawaii Visitor’s and Conventions Bureau (HVCB...

The Ultra Romantic History Of Hawaii's 'Flying Hotels'

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.29.2014 | Travel

It’s still amazing to us that humankind ever found a way to fly. But it especially blows our minds to think about people flying out to Hawaii -- the...

Awe-Inducing Time Lapse Of Hawaii's Volcanoes Will Fill You With Wonder

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

We all know nothing is certain but death and taxes. There's another fact, however, that will likely remain true for generations to come. You can't ...

Traveling Alone in Hawaii: 10 Must Do Solo Adventures for the Single Woman

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 08.24.2014 | Hawaii
Shannon Kaiser

Whether you are going through a divorce, break up or just need time to heal on your own, Hawaii is a perfect destination for woman craving a deeper connection to themselves.

Hawaii Tourists Are Spending Less Money

AP | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

HONOLULU (AP) — Visitors to Hawaii spent $1.1 billion in April — or 2.2 percent less than they spent during the same month last year. ...

In Honor Of Lei Day, Everything You Never Knew About Leis

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.02.2014 | Travel

Turns out May Day is also Lei Day in Hawaii, which means all-day parties and mayoral awards ceremonies in the Aloha state eschew the stereotypical tou...

Meet Ultraman, The Weird Japanese Superhero Promoting Hawaii Tourism

James Cave | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel

Apparently Japanese people aren’t visiting Hawaii like they used to. That's why Hawaii Tourism Japan is using the superhero Ultraman (Japan's Iron M...

7 Ways To Bro Out In Hawaii For The Pro Bowl

Posted 01.24.2014 | Travel

Hawaii is currently welcoming a massive influx of testosterone as NFL players set up camp ahead of Sunday's Pro Bowl game. Just in case Deion Sand...

WATCH: Hawaii Volcano Spews Lava... And It Is Awesome

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

It's not news that there is almost always lava flowing on the Big Island of Hawaii, but it is news when video captures that lava sputtering, spatterin...

How To Prepare Hawaii For Chinese Tourism

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii

The first regularly scheduled commercial passenger flights arriving direct from Beijing touched down in Honolulu this week. There will be more. Chi...

The End Of An Era For Waikiki

Civil Beat | PF Bentley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

The start of the new year marked the end of an era in Honolulu. By the time you read this the International Market Place, the last truly open green...

Escape The Madness: Dreamy Video Will Transport You To Zen In Just 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.28.2013 | Travel

Let's face it. Although it would be an absolute dream to drop everything, quit your job and your family and run away to a sleepy, tropical island, mos...

Stop Sending Tourists Here!

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 11.14.2013 | Travel

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — People from across the world are drawn to the coastal town of Kailua. Its white sand beaches are among the nation's best. Some...

Hawaii Tourism On The Rise... And So Are Prices

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 10.04.2013 | Travel

HONOLULU -- HONOLULU (AP) — Hotel occupancy on Oahu is back to levels seen at the peak of Hawaii's tourism industry in 2005, while Maui, Kauai and t...

Hawaii's $14 Billion Tourism Industry Back To Pre-Recession Levels

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 11.27.2013 | Hawaii

Almost 3.4 million Americans have traveled to Hawaii this year, putting the Aloha State's tourism industry on pace for a record-setting year, accordin...

Being Respectful of the Aina

Bruce Fisher | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Bruce Fisher

Visiting Hawaii is like visiting a living memorial. Culture, history and people are deeply embedded in the volcanic soil of each island, and there is a power that passes beyond most visitors' comprehension.

When Is The Best Time To Visit Hawaii?

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.06.2013 | Travel

With the lowest average temperature not falling below 72 degrees, there isn't really a bad time to visit Hawaii. But if you're looking for some parame...

Your Hawaii Vacation Will Look NOTHING Like This

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel

When it comes to imagining what life is like in Hawaii, we've all got a lot of ideas -- whales breaching beneath a perfectly symmetrical rainbow, biki...

Flying To Hawaii? 19 Stunning Images You May See From The Plane

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel

You know how they say getting there is half the fun? Well, when it comes to Hawaii, that's the ticket. Below check out some of the most breathtaking a...

The Future of Hawai'i Tourism

Mike McCartney | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Mike McCartney

We must collectively support long-term transformation and growth of our destination -- from refreshing Waikīkī and Hilo and expanding room inventory in Ko Olina and the neighbor islands, to opening Kona as a second international port of entry.

Kaua'i Adventures For Your Heart & Soul

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Have you ever visited Kaua'i? Chances are, if you did you saw terrific beaches, not to mention great hotels, world-class golfing and sweet local restaurants. Of course, if you go to Kaua'i for spiritual travel, there's a lot more to see and do than have a Mai Tai and take a Jeep tour.

PHOTOS: 9 Hawaiian Activities For Non-Sun Lovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What's the first thing you think of when you think of Hawaii? The foaming-white sea lapping at a golden-sand beach surrounded by palm trees swaying in...