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Tourism in Hawaii: An Overview

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the tourism industry in Hawaii. It discusses the history, visitor patterns, and the struggles the industry has faced over the years. Tourism, as it now exists in ... More


Tourism Promotion, the Hawaii Convention Center, and the Hawaii Tourism Authority

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the promotion of tourism in Hawaii, the development of a convention center, and the role of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). It looks at the beginnings of tourism promotion ... More


Shades of Green in the Tourism Sector: Sustainability Practices and Awareness in the State of Hawai‘i

Linda Cox and John Cusick

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the sustainability efforts within Hawaiʻi's tourism sector. Hotel management and staff developed internal programs to sustain program objectives. These sectors realized cost ... More


Genesis of State Policy on Tourism

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter recounts the history of the development of the State government’s policies on tourism. Tourism has always been viewed in Hawaii as a private business and is allowed to operate largely by ... More


The Neighbor Islands

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the growth of tourism in the Neighbor Islands. Long considered peripheral to more attractive tourist destinations such as Honolulu, Hawaii’s Neighbor Islands have had the ... More


Introduction

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter discusses Hawaii’s enduring appeal as a tourist destination, highlighting the accolades it has received as one of the best tourist destinations. Hawaii has remained at the ... More


Improving Waikiki

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter reviews the history of more than forty years of efforts to improve Waikiki. For millions of visitors to Hawaii, Waikiki has been the window through which Hawaii is viewed. Until direct ... More


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