Kauai affordable housing project applications accepted

Kauai’s newest affordable housing project in Waimea is opening for applications this Friday.

Hotel room tax increase affects Hawaii residents, says tourism officials

Counties are now poised to increase hotel room taxes up to three percent. A move that affects not just visitors, but also many Hawaii residents.

New website provides Kauai transportation options during rental car shortage

A new website has been launched to address the current rental car shortage on Kauai by providing transportation options that both residents and visitors can use.

WakeUp2Day: Hawaii Hotels projected to lose over a billion dollars in business travel Pt.4

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:

As Hawaii welcomes visitors back, battle brews between union and hotels

As Hawaii gets set to welcome visitors back, a battle is brewing between the union for hotel workers and their employers. The union is accusing the hotels of violating their contract by not bringing back enough workers. Subscribe to KHON on YouTube: Stay informed about Hawaii news, weather, sports, and entertainment! Follow KHON2 on our… Continue reading As Hawaii welcomes visitors back, battle brews between union and hotels

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.