News Releases

He Lei Hoʻokipa Mural Unveiled at Hawaiʻi State Capitol

2,000-foot plumeria lei mural welcomes FestPAC delegations and participants HONOLULU – Hawai‘i Governor Josh Green, M.D., First Lady Jaime Kanani Green, and representatives of the…

Honolulu Named Safest City to Visit in the World

HONOLULU – Representatives of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association, City and County of Honolulu, and an array of public safety professionals and…

Experts to Address Coexistence and Support for Endangered Species at Kaua‘i Visitor Industry Wildlife Summit on May 16

LĪHU‘E, KAUA‘I – In an effort to bring greater awareness to the community on how residents and visitors can more respectfully co-exist with Hawai‘i’s precious endangered species in…

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Launches New Campaigns to Stimulate Meaningful Travel Demand

Research Shows Strong Return On State’s Strategic Marketing Spending In 2023HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) has launched new targeted campaigns as part of its global…

Hawai‘i Rates Highly on Safety and Security According to Visitor Satisfaction and Activity Survey

HONOLULU – Most visitors see Hawai‘i as a safe and secure destination, according to the latest Visitor Satisfaction and Activity Survey (VSAT), which surveyed visitors from U.S. We…

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Launches Mālama Hawai‘i Dashboard Connecting Visitors with Volunteer Opportunities and Nonprofits

April is Volunteer Month in Hawai‘i HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority (HTA) has partnered with Kanu Hawai‘i to make it easier for visitors to search and sign up for enrichin…

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and O‘ahu Visitors Bureau Initiate the Process to Revitalize the Content and Preservation of the Waikīkī Historic Trail

HONOLULU – In support of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority’s (HTA) commitment to destination management and visitor education, the Oʻahu Visitors Bureau (OVB) today announced the relea…

Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority Launches Mākaukau Maui Campaign to Foster Economic Recovery on Maui

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority (HTA) has launched “Mākaukau Maui,” a campaign that aims to revitalize Maui’s economy in the aftermath of last year’s devastating wildfires…

Public Input Sought to Shape Governance of Tourism in Hawai‘i

HONOLULU – A team engaged by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) is conducting research on how Hawai‘i can shape the governance of the state’s tourism industry for long-term succes…

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Supports ‘Āina-based Training and Stewardship Program on Hawai‘i Island

KA‘Ū, HAWAI‘I ISLAND – Ten Kaʻū community residents were recently celebrated at a hō‘ike in Pāhala for completing “Ka‘ū Hoa Pili ‘Āina,” a four-month, ‘āina-based education trainin…