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Kona, on the west side of the Island of Hawaii is renowned as a game fishing haven. It is also home to the second oldest big game sport fishing event in the world, the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (HIBT), founded in 1959. The town will have a special vibe... Read more
Industry News
June 2018
Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania has teamed up with Hawaiian Airlines and Hilton Hotels and Resorts to whisk Australia’s most loved lifestyle program The Living Room away for a special Hawai‘i episode, which will aired on 1 June 2018. Read more
Media Releases
June 2018
Dr Chris Brown, from TEN’s The Living Room recently visited Kauai and Oahu for the show’s upcoming two part Hawaii special. He’s no newbie to the island state having been five times before, however this was his first time visiting the garden island of Kauai. Escape... Read more
Industry News
June 2018
Hawaii is one of those destinations where travellers return year after year without batting an eye. Paradise awaits on each of its islands. 7Travel spoke to Giselle Radulovic, Country Manager of Hawaii Tourism Oceania, to find out how visitors - repeat visitors and... Read more
Industry News
May 2018
As the winter cold sets in, Hawaii’s local tourism agency is launching a “job hunt” for someone with a sunny disposition to hand out traditional lei greetings to Aussie commuters. Read more
Industry News
May 2018
Charis Ricafuente won the best in Social Media award at the Women in Travel Awards in Australia. This program recognises those exceptional women who have achieved success in their professional arenas and celebrates their invaluable contribution through their leadership... Read more
Industry News
April 2018
Hawaii is a super food destination – from grazing to fine dining, from local treats like Malasadas to the Shrimp trucks – you will not ever be hungry but here are some useful suggestions. ALOHA Read more
Industry News
February 2018
The Walshe Group has welcomed Giselle Radulovic as the new Country Manager Australia for Hawai'i Tourism Oceania (HTO). Read more
Media Releases
February 2018
For the sixth consecutive year, Hawaii’s tourism industry in 2017 achieved new annual record totals in five key categories, visitor spending, generated tax revenue, visitor arrivals, trans-Pacific air seats serving Hawaii and jobs supported statewide, according to... Read more
Industry News
February 2018
Maui’s most magical weekend returns to the shores of the famed Kapalua Resort. Enthusiasts of the ‘good life’ join together to sip, savour and share Maui’s most renowned cuisine and premium wines from around the world. Read more
Industry News
January 2018
Every February, Honolulu's trendsetting Kakaako neighborhood becomes a vast outdoor canvas as 70 artists from across Hawaii and around the globe gather to paint enormous outdoor murals on the area's buildings and walls. Read more
Industry News
January 2018
Barry Stone of Vacations & Travel Magazine flies to Hawaii’s Big Island to experience Kilauea volcano.  Read more
Industry News
October 2017
Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania (HTO) is on the hunt for a new in-house Publicity Executive.  Long-time PR Manager, Janaya Birse will move from her Hawai‘i role in February to take up a new part-time position with Sultanate of Oman Tourism.  Read more
Industry News
December 2016
Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania has launched a new consumer campaign pairing Australian influencers with Hawai‘i locals to help them get “under the skin” of the destination. Read more
Media Releases
November 2016
Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania (HTO) wrapped up the second annual Meet Hawai‘i Roadshow in Melbourne last night which saw key Hawai‘i industry partners meet with over 150 MICE industry professionals across a series of events in Sydney and Melbourne. Read more
Media Releases
August 2016
Hawai‘i has long been one of Australia’s most popular holiday hot spots, but it’s now becoming a destination for sports fans with the number of Aussies travelling to Hawai‘i to watch or take part in a sporting event increasing 44 percent in 2015.   Read more
Media Releases
August 2016
Six out of 10 Australians book their Hawai’i holiday through a travel agent, more than twice the rate for Aussies booking other long-haul trips. Read more
Industry News
May 2016
Hawai’i Tourism Oceania has launched its first ever consumer brand campaign, spreading aloha direct to Australian travellers. Read more
Media Releases
February 2016
For November, visitation of Australians to the Hawaiian islands was up 4.2% in 2015 versus November 2014. We are still on track for another record setting year with 308,975 Australian visitors travelling January to November 2015 -  a year to date increase  of 9.8%. Read more
Media Releases
December 2015
Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania (HTO), in partnership with Hawaiian Airlines, wrapped up the inaugural Meet Hawai‘i Roadshow in Sydney last night with a networking cocktail reception which followed a day of workshops and one on one appointments with operators from Hawai‘i. Read more
Media Releases
August 2015
Hawaii has attracted Hollywood’s elite over decades and last night Sydney got a taste of the iconic ‘Blue Hawaii’ cocktail at a glitzy event at Hilton’s Marble Bar. Read more
Industry News
July 2015
Hawai‘i Tourism Oceania have just released the third edition of the ‘Romance Hawai‘i’ guide offering the best advice and experiences for couples planning a wedding or honeymoon, a romantic break, anniversary or vow renewal. Read more
Media Releases
June 2015