Hawaiʻi Tourism Japan published educational comic and pictorial book with Gakken
Hawai‘i Tourism Japan collaborated with Japan-based publishing company Gakken to release the comic and pictorial book, “Hawaiʻi’s Secret” (Japanese title: “Hawai‘i No Himitsu”).
The book’s comic section follows a family of four visiting the Big Island and O‘ahu and learning about responsible and regenerative tourism through participation in a Mālama Hawaiʻi tour.
The pictorial part of the book shares knowledge on Hawaiʻi’s natural world, geology and culture.
“Hawaiʻi’s Secret” was distributed to approximately 20,000 elementary schools and 3,200 public libraries in Japan. An e-book version was published on Gakken’s website.