News Releases

Hawaii Tourism Authority Releases Hawaii Hotel Performance Report for August 2021

HONOLULU – Hawaii hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy in August 2021 compared to August 2020…

Hawaii Tourism Authority Announces Resumption of Kukulu Ola and Aloha Aina Programs 


RFPs Now Online to Help Fund Programs Supporting Hawaiian Culture and Natural Resources in 2022 
 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has announced that it is resuming i…

HTA Publishes Community-Based Tourism Management Plan for Oahu

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has published the 2021-2024 Oahu Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP), a guide to rebuild, redefine and reset the direction of to…

Hawaii Tourism Authority Releases Hawaii Hotel Performance Report for July 2021

HONOLULU – Hawaii hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy in July 2021 compared to July 2020 whe…

Hawaii Governor David Ige Urges Residents, Visitors To Curtail Non-Essential Travel

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today called upon Hawaii residents and visitors to delay all non-essential travel through the end of October 2021 due to the recent, accelerated surge in…

Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau Announces New Destination Manager

MAUI, HAWAII – The Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau (MVCB) announced the appointment of Meagan DeGaia as destination manager, effective today. In this newly created position bei…

Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for June 2021

HONOLULU – According to preliminary visitor statistics jointly released by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and Hawaii Tourism Authority, total…

Hawaii Tourism Authority Announces Reorganization Toward Destination Management Including Two Executive Promotions

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today its pivot to become a more effective destination management organization and the promotions of two key executives who…

Hawaii Tourism Authority Releases Hawaii Hotel Performance Report for June 2021

HONOLULU – Hawaii hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and occupancy in June 2021 compared to June 2020 dur…

OED Launches New Website for Transportation Options on Kauai

LIHUE – The County of Kauai’s Office of Economic Development announced the launch of a new website aimed at informing both visitors and residents of the various transportation opti…