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Thursday, November 11, 2021

HTA Issues RFP for MCI Marketing and Management Services

The new contract will engage these services for four years, with an option for a fifth year.
Tuesday, November 09, 2021

KCH Looks to Grow Staff Through Specialty Hires, New Accredited Program

With COVID-19 cases on the steady decline, Kona Community Hospital is looking at long-term solutions to expand and bolster its workforce.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021

American Job Center Hawaiʻi to Host Free, Virtual Job Fair Thursday

The American Job Center Hawaiʻi will host a free virtual Job Fair on Thursday.
Monday, November 01, 2021

Kona Commons to Host Artisan Market in November

More than 55 vendors from around the island will offer a variety of products to shoppers.
Thursday, October 28, 2021

September Visitor Spending in Hawai´i Down 15% From Pre-Pandemic Total

Through the first nine months of 2021, total visitor spending was $9.03 billion. This was a decrease of 32.1 percent from the $13.30 billion spent through the first nine months of 2019.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Hawaii Hotels Report September 2021

Hawaii hotels statewide reported substantially higher revenue per available room, average daily rate, and occupancy in September 2021 compared to September 2020.
Monday, October 18, 2021

Health Department Issues Red Placard to Kona Restaurant Over Several Violations

The restaurant has been directed to contact the DOH when the violations have been corrected, at which time a follow-up inspection will be conducted.
Monday, October 04, 2021

Big Island Healthcare Services to Merge

Bay Clinic, Inc. and West Hawaii Community Health Center are joining together.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

HTA Resumes Support of Community-Based Tourism Initiatives

HTA is resuming its Community Enrichment Program, which supports community-based projects, festivals and events that enhance resident and visitor experiences, and create opportunities for meaningful economic development.
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Hawai´i Visitor Tallies Continue to Climb Toward Pre-Pandemic Norm

Visitor arrivals to Hawai´i, and monetary spend within the state, continue to creep closer to pre-pandemic levels.
Monday, July 26, 2021

Outrigger Revives Plan to Acquire Ownership of Sheraton in Keauhou

Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has revived its plan to acquire ownership of Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, a 509-room property in a prime oceanfront location on the Island of Hawai‘i.
Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tasty Kona Highlights Products From Local Small Businesses

Tasty Kona is open 9 am to 7:30 pm Tuesday through Sunday and looking for employees and vendors.
Monday, July 19, 2021

New McDonald’s Location Opens at Puna Kai Shopping Center

The Puna Kai Shopping Center in Pāhoa is welcoming a new, but familiar tenant.
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Kona Commons to Host July Job Fair

Both full-time and part-time employment opportunities are available.
Monday, July 05, 2021

KTA Super Stores Hiring at All Big Island Locations

Applying is easy, either online or in-person.
Friday, July 02, 2021

Kona Commons July Artisan Market Announced

The market, as well as the center, will observe all government-mandated coronavirus safety protocols, including hand sanitization and face masks.
Friday, July 02, 2021

Queens’ MarketPlace Offers Variety of July 4th Activities, Deals

Queens’ MarketPlace merchants are offering a variety of special sales and storewide discounts all weekend long.
Thursday, July 01, 2021

Hawai´i Final State in US Still Enforcing COVID-19 Restrictions

Hawai´i will consider opening up entirely before hitting the previously stated 70% vaccination goal for residents, depending on a variety of factors.
Thursday, July 01, 2021

Market at the Park Offers Variety in Pāhoa

Market at the Park Pāhoa continues to evolve following its creation in October of 2020.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

May Visitor Arrivals to Hawai´i Nearly 75% of Pre-Pandemic Total

Prior to the pandemic, Hawai´i experienced record-level visitor expenditures and arrivals in 2019, and in the first two months of 2020.
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