The flight capitalizes on the extension of the US Visa Waiver Program to cover citizens of Taiwan. Officials with the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority say the new flight fits into the state strategy of global market diversification.
With the Hawaiʻi hurricane season now upon us, the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is advising homeowners and businesses to review their insurance policies to ensure they are protected from loss.
The participants include three companies from Molokai, and more than a dozen from Maui. County officials say an estimated 38,000 people are expected to attend the 19th Annual festival, which is known to attract retail buyers and distributors, who come to find new products unique to the islands.