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Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio names new General Manager

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Henry Perez is the new general manager of Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio Henry Perez is the new general manager of Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio. He leads a team of more than 300 in continuing the hotel’s reputation for outstanding guest service and value. In 2016, Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio ranked number one in highest satisfaction and loyalty tracking scores within Hilton Worldwide Americas for hotels with more than 500 rooms. “I’m privileged to be…

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Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio names new General Manager

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Henry Perez is the new general manager of Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio Henry Perez is the new general manager of Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio. He leads a team of more than 300 in continuing the hotel’s reputation for outstanding guest service and value. In 2016, Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio ranked number one in highest satisfaction and loyalty tracking scores within Hilton Worldwide Americas for hotels with more than 500 rooms. “I’m privileged to be…

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Hungry homeless youth murdering tourists in Waikiki?

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site It’s very much a tourism issue, and tourism in Hawaii is everyone’s business. Homeless and abused children in Hawaii find Hawaii visitors to be an easy target. Honolulu Police last week put up a neon sign on the side of Kamehameha Highway prominently telling visitors driving on Kamehameha Highway entering the North Shore coastal area and beaches to secure their belongings. This certainly adds a different flavor to the colorful welcome sign the historic town of Haleiwa…

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Hungry homeless youth murdering tourists in Waikiki?

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site It’s very much a tourism issue, and tourism in Hawaii is everyone’s business. Homeless and abused children in Hawaii find Hawaii visitors to be an easy target. Highway signs on Hawaii’s surfing hotspot outside Haleiwa, known as the North Shore of Oahu warn tourists to protect their belongings. Homeless youth in Waikiki are turning more and more aggressive and violent at night. Desperation may have contributed to four deadly attacks on tourists and stationed military this year…

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Acclaimed chefs find Maui home at Hotel Wailea

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Anthony Rush and Chris Kajioka Two of Hawaii’s most celebrated chefs, Anthony Rush and Chris Kajioka, have chosen Hotel Wailea as the home of their next breakout restaurant named Ondine through a collaboration with hotel owner Jonathan McManus. Chefs Rush and Kajioka opened Senia, their first Honolulu restaurant in December 2016 to international acclaim, garnering James Beard Award nominations and the title “Hawaii’s hottest new restaurant” from Food & Wine Magazine. Ondine, the new restaurant concept, will…

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Acclaimed chefs find Maui home at Hotel Wailea

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Anthony Rush and Chris Kajioka Two of Hawaii’s most celebrated chefs, Anthony Rush and Chris Kajioka, have chosen Hotel Wailea as the home of their next breakout restaurant named Ondine through a collaboration with hotel owner Jonathan McManus. Chefs Rush and Kajioka opened Senia, their first Honolulu restaurant in December 2016 to international acclaim, garnering James Beard Award nominations and the title “Hawaii’s hottest new restaurant” from Food & Wine Magazine. Ondine, the new restaurant concept, will…

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Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending rose 7.1% to $12.56 billion in 2017

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding Hawaii’s visitor statistics results for the first three quarters of 2017. “The hard work by Hawaii’s tourism industry professionals has produced strong results in the first three quarters of this year and continues to contribute significantly to the health of the State’s economy. Spending from visitors has increased by 7.1 percent…

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Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending rose 7.1% to $12.56 billion in 2017

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding Hawaii’s visitor statistics results for the first three quarters of 2017. “The hard work by Hawaii’s tourism industry professionals has produced strong results in the first three quarters of this year and continues to contribute significantly to the health of the State’s economy. Spending from visitors has increased by 7.1 percent…

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Dresden museum returns stolen human remains to Hawaiian ancestors

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Today, for the first time in its history, the Free State of Saxony has returned human remains to representatives of the remains’ country of origin. The remains were stolen from burial caves in Hawai’i between 1896 and 1902 and were sold directly to the Museum of Ethnology in Dresden and Arthur Baessler, a patron of the museum. Between 1896 and 1904, they became part of the anthropological collection of the Museum of Ethnology in Dresden, which, since…

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Dresden museum returns stolen human remains to Hawaiian ancestors

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Today, for the first time in its history, the Free State of Saxony has returned human remains to representatives of the remains’ country of origin. The remains were stolen from burial caves in Hawai’i between 1896 and 1902 and were sold directly to the Museum of Ethnology in Dresden and Arthur Baessler, a patron of the museum. Between 1896 and 1904, they became part of the anthropological collection of the Museum of Ethnology in Dresden, which, since…

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