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Dark Days: Hawaiian Airlines’ Struggles Reflect The Pain Of The Tourism Industry Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Dark Days: Hawaiian Airlines’ Struggles Reflect The Pain Of The Tourism Industry

The state’s largest private employer before COVID-19 struck, Hawaiian Airlines business took a nosedive in the third quarter of 2020.

Chinatown Rising: Businesses Are Finding Cool New Homes Amidst The Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Chinatown Rising: Businesses Are Finding Cool New Homes Amidst The Pandemic

Despite restrictions that have hindered business and a growing homeless population, businesses are moving into Honolulu’s arts and entertainment district.

Oahu Bar Owners Are Crying Foul Over City Restrictions Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Oahu Bar Owners Are Crying Foul Over City Restrictions

Shut down for months while other drinking spots are allowed to stay open, bar owners say the rules governing Oahu watering holes make no sense.

Airlines Predict A Long Slow Recovery Even As Tourism Returns Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Airlines Predict A Long Slow Recovery Even As Tourism Returns

Airline executives say they see much smaller operations well into next summer.

Will Hawaii Finally Be Able To Break Its Dependence On Tourism? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Will Hawaii Finally Be Able To Break Its Dependence On Tourism?

The state is about to reopen its tourism industry, the heart of Hawaii’s economic engine. Is it time to find another way forward?

Report: Tenants And Landlords Alike Are Struggling UHERO

Report: Tenants And Landlords Alike Are Struggling

A new report from the University of Hawaii suggests Hawaii’s stock of rental housing may shrink as the economy languishes.