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New Waikīkī Laws Show Value of Political Engagement

BY ED CASE — This past Tuesday, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed into law two new ordinances of great importance to our Waikīkī community and to Hawai‘i tourism overall. Read More.

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Military in Hawai‘i

BY DAVID CAREY — I have had the great privilege of serving as the Chair of the Military Affairs Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (the MAC) on and off for over ten years. Read More.

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National Travel & Tourism Week USA

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Each year, as spring bursts into bloom, the first full week of May is celebrated as National Travel & Tourism Week. The tradition was established in 1983 by a Congressional joint resolution. This year, between … Read More.

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Thoughts From the Chairman Emeritus: Congratulations on a Great Year but Watch Out For Trouble Ahead

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This week I had an opportunity to speak to many members of our ‘ohana at our Quarterly Business Review. Here is a summary of my remarks. Read More.

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Ironman Benefits the Entire State

BY LINDA JANE KELLEY — (Dr. Richard Kelley is traveling. His column will resume next week.) This morning the sports world turns its attention to the little town of Kailua-Kona on the “Big Island” of Hawai‘i. When the cannon fires, … Read More.

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More Visitors From Taiwan Coming Soon – (And that means more Hawai‘i jobs!)

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY – I was thrilled to hear this week’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that qualified Taiwan residents will soon be able to travel to the United States without a visa for business or … Read More.

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Lessons in Tourism From Karate

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Last weekend, my wife Linda and I attended a karate tournament in Denver, Colorado, and, while it was colorful, fast-moving and enjoyable, I could not take my mind away from the fact that this modest … Read More.

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