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The arrest of a juvenile suspect after a male tourist was robbed and assaulted by a mob on a Waikiki street could help bolster the... [Read More]
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The state’s economy is expected to grow at a slower pace in the next few years, but a benchmark 10 million tourists could visit by... [Read More]
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A state proposal is back to allow vacation-rental hosting platforms like Airbnb, VRBO and Home­Away to collect tens of millions of dollars in state taxes... [Read More]
Harry Yee, who created the renowned Blue Hawaii cocktail at Hawaiian Village in the 1950s, turns 100 on Wednesday . [Read More]
The city is seeking public feedback on whether a new crossing should be planned for the Ala Wai Canal to connect Waikiki, Ala Moana and... [Read More]
In the year since Japan Airlines resumed direct flights to and from Kona, the airline has experienced a tumultuous cycle of prosperity, loss and apparent... [Read More]
For tourists on Oahu, even a weakening Tropical Storm Olivia could force plans to change, especially if those plans involved the ocean. [Read More]
Hurricane Olivia weakened to a tropical storm Monday as it advanced toward the Hawaiian islands but that didn't stop the state's visitor industry from unleashing... [Read More]
Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers voted Monday to authorize a strike at six Marriott-operated hotels in Honolulu and on Maui. [Read More]
First Circuit Judge Dean E. Ochiai ruled Monday to dismiss the last remaining motions in Star Beachboys court proceedings against the city and Dive Oahu,... [Read More]
First Circuit Judge Dean E. Ochiai ruled this morning to dismiss the last remaining motions in Star Beachboys court proceedings against the city and Dive... [Read More]
With increasing tourist arrivals to the state comes increasing investment. [Read More]
Opponents of The Kahala Hotel &Resort's use of the beach for commercial purposes are ramping up efforts to protect the public shoreline. [Read More]
More visitors came to Hawaii in July than in any other month in the state's history, keeping the state within range of reaching a 10... [Read More]
Despite volcanic-activity related softening on Hawaii island, more visitors came to Hawaii in July than in any other month in the state's history. [Read More]
The Ala Wai Canal was a chocolate brown mess Tuesday complete with floating trees, natural debris and trash. [Read More]
Hawaii didn't take a direct physical hit from Hurricane Lane, which was downgraded to a tropical storm Friday, but it did dampen performance for some... [Read More]
Tropical Storm Lane might have resulted in the closures of six out of seven Duke's OceanFest events this weekend, but it didn't stop hundreds of... [Read More]
Mayor Kirk Caldwell and other city officials held a press conference in Waikiki today to warn tourists to heed advisories in regard to Hurricane Lane,... [Read More]
As Hurricane Lane, Hawaii's most unwelcome guest, prepared to unpack dangerous wind and flooding across the state, the visitor industry scrambled to get hospitality workers... [Read More]
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