• Emergency declared in Hawaii for massive volcanic eruption of Mount Kilauea

     Friday, May 4, 2018

    The volcanic mountain of Mount Kilauea has erupted near a residential area on Hawaii’s largest island, prompting a local state of emergency and the mandatory evacuation of 1,700 residents. The Civil Defense Agency said that extremely high levels of dangerous …

  • Southwest Airlines boosts inter-island Hawaii flights

     Friday, May 4, 2018

    The shares of Hawaiian Airlines fell after Southwest Airlines announced its plans to offer services from California and fly between the Hawaiian islands.     Southwest last fall said it planned to start serving Hawaii this year. On Thursday it …

  • Engine put into idle mid-air, Alaska Airlines makes emergency landing

     Monday, April 30, 2018

    An aircraft of Alaska Airlines was compelled to make an emergency landing in Honolulu Hawaii after pilots had throttled down one of the airplane’s engines.   Flight 145 was travelling to Hawaii from Seattle when an oil filter bypass light …

  • China is boosting Hainan’s economy with tourism development

     Saturday, April 14, 2018

    The southernmost province of Hainan in China is getting tourism packages with best policies and insurances covering tourism, duty-free shopping and medical services to develop the island into an international tourism destination.     Hainan, known as China’s Hawaii, will …

  • Huge quake hit Alaska, tremors felt till several miles away

     Friday, February 23, 2018

    Currently there are no reports of damage to buildings or injuries in the surrounding regions.   Furthermore tsunami warnings were not issued after the horrifying tremors. The earthquake had struck just south of Chignik Lake that is based at a …

  • Hawaii records 9.3 million visitors last year

     Saturday, February 10, 2018

    Last year, Hawaii received a record 9.3 million visitors, marking a 4.6% increase from 2016. Oahu, home to Waikiki and its world-famous beach, is the greatest draw for the majority of the tourists, but neighboring islands saw the biggest increases …

  • US Supreme Court to review Trump’s latest travel ban

     Saturday, January 20, 2018

    President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban affecting citizens from six Muslim majority countries plus North Korea and Venezuela will be reviewed by the US Supreme court.   The high court will rule on whether the president exceeded his powers and …

  • False alarm of Hawaii – A wake-up call for the entire world

     Thursday, January 18, 2018

    The tourism sector once again had to go through numerous crises, not of its own making.   This winter, tourism officials had to manage everything starting right from a strong season of flu to various types of political shenanigans. No …

  • Scoot Airlines made its first inaugural flight to Honolulu making the first journey to US

     Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Singapore’s low cost airlines, Scoot Airlines made its opening flights to Honolulu this morning making its first services to the United States.     The Singapore-Honolulu flight had a brief layover in Osaka, Japan, as part of its four-days-a-week service. …

  • Hawaii sees tourists’ influx this year

     Friday, December 1, 2017

    The Hawaii Tourism Authority released tourism stats which revealed that the arrival of international and national visitors in Hawaii increases during the first 10 months of 2017.     The October arrivals to Hawaii have been increased nearly 3 percent …


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