Passengers arriving in the Hawaiian Islands dropped 87% from this time last year Passengers arriving in the Hawaiian Islands dropped 87% from this time last year, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. "On March 24,  4,131 people arrived in Hawai‘i, most of them residents," HTA President and CEO Chris Tatum told "tourism leaders" in a letter Wednesday. "In … [Read more...] about Massive Drop in Arriving Passengers to Hawaii
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There were 273,786 visitor arrivals to Maui during the month of August, an increase of 11.3 percent compared to last year. The data, compiled by the Hawaii Tourism Authority in its monthly visitor statistics report, was published on Sep. 26 – the same day that Mayor Michael Victorino held a press conference to endorse the recommendations of his fact-finding Tourism Group. Led … [Read more...] about Tourism Group Releases Recommendations for County, Mayor Says He Will Act Within 60 Days
Tourists walked the sidewalk fronting the Sheraton Maui looking bewildered as they encountered the crowd of red shirts and bobbing signs that gathered at Ka‘anapali Parkway on Labor Day afternoon. Marching outside the entrance to the hotel, 200 people assembled to pressure the Marriott, Sheraton’s parent company, for a new employment contract by shouting union chants through … [Read more...] about Sheraton Maui workers rally for a new deal, prepare for strike vote
The Maui Matsuri festival is seeking student artists for its drawing contest. The 14th annual Manga & Art Drawing Contest is open to 3rd through 12th graders in two divisions, Manga and Traditional Art. The contest, sponsored by HouseMart Ace Hardware and Ben Franklin Crafts Maui, will be held at the 18th annual Maui Matsuri festival on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the UH Maui … [Read more...] about Maui Matsuri Festival looking for young artists
1. On Apr. 1, The Maui News reported that the Maui County Democratic Party has begun calling for candidates to replace Rep. Joe Souki, D–Wailuku, who resigned recently following a scathing state Ethics report on his alleged sexual harassment. Which of these individuals is NOT mentioned in the story as having pulled nomination papers for the job? A. Lynn Araki-Regan, chief of … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know who wants to take over Joe Souki’s seat?