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Economists: Asia-Pacific Recovery Good News for Hawaii Tourism

Economists: Asia-Pacific Recovery Good News for Hawaii Tourism

Visitors from Asia-Pacific region will be older and richer in coming years.
Hannemann: Tourism Focus Needed in Washington

Hannemann: Tourism Focus Needed in Washington

Tourism can still be a growth industry, former Honolulu mayor says.
In First Year, Carlisle Was Honolulu’s Global Mayor

In First Year, Carlisle Was Honolulu’s Global Mayor

Ten out-of-state trips since taking office in October 2010.
Is Honolulu Police Protection Now For Sale?

Is Honolulu Police Protection Now For Sale?

Waikiki businesses' $75,000 'gift' buys overtime patrol shifts.
Inouye Sides With GOP Speaker Against China Currency Penalties

Inouye Sides With GOP Speaker Against China Currency Penalties

Hawaii's senior senator says bill would harm Hawaii tourism.
Hawaii Visitor Spending Up 15% Through May

Hawaii Visitor Spending Up 15% Through May

Hawaii saw 13th consecutive month of increased visitor spending, but Japan visits still lagging.

The Seriousness of Hawaii’s Financial Situation

Excerpts from Richard Lim's speech to the Hawaii Economic Association.
Hawaii Governor Says State ‘Bribes’ NFL to Hold Pro Bowl ‘Scrimmage’ Nanea Kalani/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Says State ‘Bribes’ NFL to Hold Pro Bowl ‘Scrimmage’

UPDATED Abercrombie goes off topic at early childhood press conference to question tourism authority's support of game.
Laie Hotel Advances, But Flooding Still A Concern

Laie Hotel Advances, But Flooding Still A Concern

Developer makes small gains as Honolulu City Council heads to Koolau Loa to engage community.
Waikiki Edition Hotel Owners Sue Marriott

Waikiki Edition Hotel Owners Sue Marriott

Lawsuit claims hotel chain hasn't done enough to help build the brand, which has one Hawaii hotel.
Waikiki Beach Is Shrinking, But Hotel Tower Is Rising

Waikiki Beach Is Shrinking, But Hotel Tower Is Rising

Erosion and economics push and pull in opposite directions.