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Wyland to protest destruction of landmark Hawaiian marine life murals at Honolulu Airport

Two of Hawaii’s landmark conservation-themed murals are under threat of destruction by Hawaiian Airlines. The 35,000-square-foot murals “Hawaiian Humpbacks” and “New Millenium” painted in 1999 by renowned marine life artist and muralist Wyland, were created as a gifts to the city of Honolulu to recognize the past, present, and future of Hawaii’s fragile marine life […] The post Wyland to protest destruction of landmark Hawaiian marine life murals at Honolulu Airport appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Mauna Kea Resort enters into franchise agreement with Westin Hotels & Resorts

Mauna Kea Resort LLC today announced it has signed a franchise agreement with Westin Hotels & Resorts to debut the renowned wellness hospitality brand on the Big Island of Hawaii, with the $46 million renovation and conversion of Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel to become The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort in February of 2018. The hotel […] The post Mauna Kea Resort enters into franchise agreement with Westin Hotels & Resorts appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Five people feared killed in US Army Black Hawk helicopter crash off Oahu, Hawaii

The US Coast Guard is searching for five people who were on board the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that went down in the Pacific Ocean west of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Wheeler Army Airfield reported losing contact with the helicopter late Tuesday night, but the Coast Guard just acknowledged the search-and-rescue effort on Wednesday […] The post Five people feared killed in US Army Black Hawk helicopter crash off Oahu, Hawaii appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Hawaiian Airlines reports July 2017 traffic statistics

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., has announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month of July and year to date. SYSTEM-WIDE OPERATIONS JULY 2017 2016 % CHANGE PAX 1,064,476 1,038,901 2.5% RPMS (000) 1,476,755 1,449,527 1.9% ASMS (000) 1,690,873 1,681,800 0.5% LF 87.3% 86.2% 1.1 pts. YEAR-TO-DATE 2017 2016 % CHANGE […] The post Hawaiian Airlines reports July 2017 traffic statistics appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Outrigger Hotels hosts Slack Key Jam 4 to kick off Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts invites guests to revel in a unique part of Hawaii’s musical culture during the 2017 “Slack Key Jam 4” event at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, Friday, Aug. 18, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The special event highlights an array of Hawaii’s legendary slack key guitarists performing at Outrigger’s Kani Ka Pila Grille […] The post Outrigger Hotels hosts Slack Key Jam 4 to kick off Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Coming to America: Chinese tourism to US continues to grow

Every year, the number of Chinese tourists traveling the globe increases significantly, making them the largest group of travelers in the world. Now, thanks in part to a recent agreement between the U.S. and China to extend visas for short-term business travelers, tourists and students, the U.S. could see an increase in Chinese travelers in … Continue reading Coming to America: Chinese tourism to US continues to grow The post Coming to America: Chinese tourism to US continues to grow appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Hawaii Food & Wine Festival attracts national acclaim and rare wines for fall

Three exclusive wine seminars have been added to the lineup for the seventh annual Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) that could boost the event’s standing in a USA Today Wine Festival poll. The Festival is thrilled to welcome for the first time, coveted French wine producers: Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe of Châteauneuf du Pape […] The post Hawaii Food & Wine Festival attracts national acclaim and rare wines for fall appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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USA is the second most expensive country for surf lessons in the world

The Surf Lesson Price Index has ranked American Surf Schools as the 2nd most expensive country in the world for a surf lesson at $85, with Norway the most expensive at $128. Ecuador is the cheapest place in the world for a surf lesson at $22. Of Americans that traveled for surf lessons, 22% of […] The post USA is the second most expensive country for surf lessons in the world appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Global Tourism Summit announces keynote speaker

Billy Beane, inspiration for Moneyball, will present the opening keynote address at the Global Tourism Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii. Former professional player promoted to general manager game-changer, Billy Beane of the Oakland Athletics is known for introducing innovative philosophies that helped revolutionize major league baseball. Beane’s approach involved using analytics to identify undervalued assets and … Continue reading Global Tourism Summit announces keynote speaker The post Global Tourism Summit announces keynote speaker appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort celebrates “Golden Anniversary”

This month, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort celebrated five decades of welcoming guests from around the globe while providing vacations that connect visitors to the history and spirit of aloha. To celebrate the property’s 50th anniversary, Outrigger held a VIP Golden Anniversary bash Monday, July 24 – hosting more than 250 guests to a magical evening … Continue reading Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort celebrates “Golden Anniversary” The post Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort celebrates “Golden Anniversary” appeared first on eTurboNews (eTN). Breaking news click here

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