The past few weeks have been rough for Hawaii’s visitor industry. Unfortunately, most of the events that might affect our business are happening beyond our shores, and we can do little to change their direction. The Asian Crisis has cut … Read More.
Monthly Archives: August 1998
Outrigger Hotels & Resorts has been selected by Grand Pacific Hotel Ltd. to manage the historic Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, Fiji. Originally opened in 1914, the hotel, closed since 1992, will undergo a major redevelopment of its facilities to … Read More.
The latest Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Visitor (HVCB) Satisfaction Survey of travelers from the U.S. and Japan shows some important trends, and deserves some study by everyone in the Visitor Industry. This report was last produced two years ago, … Read More.
The state primary elections will be held on Saturday, September 19. That is just five weeks away, and it is time to get serious about understanding the qualifications and views of the candidates and helping to elect those you support. … Read More.
Hawaii’s media, particularly the two major daily newspapers, have a bias against any form of gaming and have expressed their views editorially many times. Unfortunately, that bias tends to migrate off of the editorial pages into the news sections, and … Read More.
Waikiki is a bit like a teenager that was cute and adorable as a baby but is now gawky and awkward.Like parents of teenagers, we sometimes yearn for the old days as we now alternate between wanting to toss Waikiki … Read More.
Last Sunday, Mel Kaneshige participated in a broadcast discussion about the future of Waikiki. He also submitted his thoughts in writing to the Honolulu Advertiser for publication. A copy of his article can be found below, in the next article.His … Read More.