Hawaii hotel industry struggling to bring workers back

The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) released a report on Thursday, Jan. 21, that projected Hawaii hotels would remain below 50% occupancy in 2021. The report also showed only half of the hotel workers employed in 2019 going back to work in 2021.

WakeUp2Day: Hawaii Hotels projected to lose over a billion dollars in business travel Pt.3

A new report from the American Hotel and Lodging Association with Kalibri Labs shows tremendous revenue and job loss due to current restrictions and pandemic. Subscribe to KHON on YouTube: Stay informed about Hawaii news, weather, sports, and entertainment! Follow KHON2 on our website and social channels:

Hawaii to allow fully vaccinated mainland travelers to bypass pre-travel test and quarantine rules i

Gov. David Ige announced major changes on Thursday to the state’s emergency rules on travel and social gatherings. With Hawaii expected to reach a 60% fully vaccinated rate by July 8, the governor believes restrictions currently in place may be relaxed.

Hawaii to allow vaccinated mainland travelers to bypass pre-travel test, quarantine rules on July 8

Expect even more visitors to Hawaii starting July 8 with the state allowing vaccine exceptions for mainland residents.

Safe Travels Hawaii administrator answers questions about July 8 change to travel rules

Hawaii’s Safe Travels Special Projects Administrator Sherilyn Kajiwara discussed the upcoming travel changes at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday.