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- WHAT'S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - WELCOME TO 2017
- (February 2, 2017)
As part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, a global collection of unique and independent stay experiences, the Coco Palms Resort on the east side of Kauai will begin construction in 2017. The Coco Palms Resort was originally built in 1953 with just over 20 guestrooms on grounds that were once home to Kauai’s last reigning queen, Queen Deborah Kapule Kekaihaakulou. Devastated by Hurricane Iniki in 1992, the revitalization of the 363-room historic hotel is scheduled to begin this year and slated to open in 2018.
- WHAT’S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - HOLIDAYS 2016
- (December 1, 2016)
“Hui Holidays” artisan showcase returns with a winter wonderland of local and handmade items for everyone on your list from Nov. 21 through Dec. 24 on the island of Maui. During the holiday season, the Hui Gallery gift shop at Kaluanui will be open daily from 9-4 p.m. and has expanded to include even more one-of-a-kind handmade gifts by local artists and crafters like paintings, ceramic pieces, hand-blown glass work, locally made beauty products, holiday ornaments and more.
- WHAT’S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - OCT/NOV 2016
- (October 3, 2016)
Expedia® Media Solutions and the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced the launch of a new global marketing campaign, ‘Discover Your Aloha,’ that will promote travel to the Hawaiian Islands through a custom solution featuring facial recognition technology. The first time that Expedia Media Solutions has integrated facial recognition software into a partner marketing campaign, the technology measures viewers’ reactions as they engage with the video content showcasing the beauty and unique cultural elements of the Hawaiian Islands.
- GO GREEN, GO HAWAII - OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECOTOURISM THRIVE
- (September 22, 2016)
The concerns of the natural world were heard and addressed in one of the world’s most exceptional places to see the power and beauty of nature.
- WHAT’S NEW IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS - AUG/SEPT 2016
- (August 1, 2016)
The new GoHawaii App, the state of Hawaii’s first travel destination mobile app created by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), offers valuable travel tips for each of the six major Hawaiian Islands: Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and the island of Hawaii. App users will discover useful information to help them enjoy Hawaii’s wide variety of sites, activities, special events and cultural festivals statewide. A special app feature is a collection of “Locomoji” – Hawaii-inspired emojis that can be shared with family and friends.