Tourism Archive

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Talk Story with Peter Fithian

Talk Story with Peter Fithian

Fithian has worn many hats, from founder of the lei-giving service called Greeters of Hawaii to chairman of the HVCB, but he's best known as the founder of the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.

June 2014
Waikiki: Present and Future - Extended Version

Waikiki: Present and Future - Extended Version

Full version of the Waikiki: Present and Future forum.

January 2014
Waikiki: Present and Future

Waikiki: Present and Future

Six tourism leaders gather for a Hawaii Business forum to discuss Waikiki’s strengths and weaknesses, and how to keep it as a robust engine of Hawaii’s economy.

January 2014
HTA Tries to Smooth Out Boom-and-Bust Cycles

HTA Tries to Smooth Out Boom-and-Bust Cycles

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has targeted those seemingly inevitable down years. The potential solutions include sports, more airlift, concerts and whales.

January 2014
Homelessness in Waikiki

Homelessness in Waikiki

Just as tourists trade the cold winters of the mainland for the warmth of Waikiki, so do another group of visitors.

January 2014
13 Great Things About Waikiki (Plus 13 Awful Things)

13 Great Things About Waikiki (Plus 13 Awful Things)

Hawaii Business sent a team of reporters, photographers and translators to Waikiki to ask tourists, workers and business owners what they liked and didn't like about the tourist mecca.

January 2014
My Job: SCUBA Diving Instructor

My Job: SCUBA Diving Instructor

Rob Hemsher, owner of Ocean Eco Tours, still gets excited introducing new divers to life underwater.

July 2013
Negotiating Haleiwa's Future

Negotiating Haleiwa's Future

Trying to maintain traditions while transforming the North Shore town

July 2012
Tourism Carries "Sub-Par" Hawaii Economy

Tourism Carries "Sub-Par" Hawaii Economy

Visitor industry, especially Waikiki, carries Hawaii economy. Now it's time to get the Neighbor Island number up.

January 2013
Kailua seeks balance

Kailua seeks balance

Residents are rebelling against a flood of tourists and locals into this once sleepy suburb by the sea.

July 2012