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Farewell, Your Majesty: United Airlines flies 747, the “Queen of the Skies”, one last time

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Today, United Airlines flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft Today, United Airlines (UAL) flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable silhouette that once represented the state-of-the-art in air travel. Serving as the ultimate throwback, the airline recreated the first 747 flight operated by United in 1970 for today’s historic farewell journey. Flight UA747 departed from San Francisco with service to Honolulu with…

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16 Unwritten Rules Every Hawaii Local Lives By ‘Till Death

Life in Hawaii is a little different than the rest of the country, and that’s the way we like it. Across the Hawaiian Islands, life is a little slower, and we choose to embody the Aloha Spirit in everything we do. Hawaii is a magical place to live or visit, and an even better place to grow up. Whether you’ve lived in Hawaii your entire life, or have recently moved to the islands, there are a few unwritten rules everyone in the Aloha State follows. 1. You can solve anything…

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Obama wearing Aloha Shirt, Trump in dark suit visiting Hawaii

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site In 2011 during the APEC conference, US President Obama said he felt a little odd wearing a suit in Hawaii and was mostly seen wearing Aloha shirts in the Aloha State. Times are changing. Today, the most prominent tourists visiting Hawaii, US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, ended their busy, short trip to the island of Oahu in the State of Hawaii today with a visit to the USS Arizona Memorial at sunset – all dressed…

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Tourist Donald Trump in search of Aloha in Waikiki

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Melania and Donald Trump Far away from any Russian influence, US President Donald Trump may get a day to reflect and be overtaken by the Aloha Spirit. Although island police and military officials would prefer the President to stay at a less busy location, such as the Marine Corps Base Hawaii on Kaneohe Bay, according to White House officials, he will be staying at a Waikiki hotel. Speculations are pointing towards him staying at his own property…

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Outrigger Resorts “Double” crowned to a triple champion

Click to read the full article that was originally published on this site Ben Hoffman at the start of the XTERRA Trail Run As part of its longstanding partnership with XTERRA, Outrigger Resorts is proud to announce Ben Hoffman as the winner of the Outrigger Resorts Double award for the third straight year – proving once again that he is the best at both road and off-road triathlon. The award is presented annually to the participating athlete with the fastest combined times in both the XTERRA World Championship and Ironman…

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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. 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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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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