John Pritchett


Are the recent shark attacks in Hawaii waters taking a toll on tourism? The death of a German tourist last week in a shark attack on Maui made headlines around the world. Coincidentally, the Hawaii Tourism Authority held its annual conference on the same day. Political cartoonist John Pritchett couldn’t help but wonder whether Hawaii’s tourism industry is suffering from the bad publicity.

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