Articles tagged “honolulu”

Honolulu Airport Tests Ridesharing Services

Honolulu Airport Tests Ridesharing Services

Associated Press

As in other destinations, consumer demand is driving the testing of ridesharing services at Honolulu Airport. The taxi industry is going to have to try to adapt. Travelers coming in and out of the airport will now have some more reasonable transportation options.

1 year ago

Hawaiian Airlines Begins Honolulu to Beijing Service

Hawaiian Airlines Begins Honolulu to Beijing Service

Dave Segal, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian is rethinking its Asia strategy as it launches new routes to China while cutting some to Korea and Japan.

5 years ago

Hawaii Tourism Says it Makes $88 Million for Every $5 Million It Invests in a Pro Bowl

Hawaii Tourism Says it Makes $88 Million for Every $5 Million It Invests in a Pro Bowl

Samantha Shankman, Skift

While the Pro Bowl may be good for Hawaii, these very ver optimistic numbers smack of Brand USA accounting rather than reality.

5 years ago

Honolulu Will Soon Have Three Carriers Flying Non-Stop Between Beijing

Honolulu Will Soon Have Three Carriers Flying Non-Stop Between Beijing

Dave Segal, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii can only get so many more visits from the U.S. west coast and Japan, but China holds the greatest opportunities for growth.

6 years ago

Honolulu Follows Jamaica’s Lead and Bans Smoking in Public Places

Honolulu Follows Jamaica’s Lead and Bans Smoking in Public Places

Associated Press

Jamaica's ban was met with criticism and despair by business owners, especially those that cater to tourists and say the restrictions limit business. Expect a similar backlash in Hawaii.

6 years ago

Tourists discover there are homeless in city’s downtown; city panics

Tourists discover there are homeless in city’s downtown; city panics

Allison Schaefers, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

This is a story repeated in every downtown in big city America, from Los Angeles to Newark. In Hawaii, the homeless stand out more in contrast to the tourist-driven image every outsider is used to.

6 years ago

Obama presidential library: Battle between Chicago and Honolulu is on

Obama presidential library: Battle between Chicago and Honolulu is on

Josh Lederman, Associated Press

It's difficult for Chicago to make a stronger argument than one based on the significance of the first presidential in library in Hawaii. Plus, the views from Honolulu are a bit better.

6 years ago