Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) recently released its Summer 2022 Progress Report highlighting the collective work conducted to fulfill Hawai‘i Island’s Destination Management Action Plan. Initiatives included place-based visitor education videos, work on the Universal Trail Assessment Project with trail signage installation, efforts to address visitor impacts at Kealakekua Bay and in Keaukaha, and the completion of HTA’s Visitor Industry Workforce Needs Assessment. HTA invites residents on the island of Hawai‘i to participate in upcoming community meetings and learn about the collective efforts to manage tourism as guided by the Hawai‘i Island Destination Management Action Plan. HTA’s “Tourism Talk Stories” speakers will include representatives from the HTA, County of Hawai‘i, Island of Hawai‘i Visitors Bureau, and Hawai‘i State Department of Land and Natural Resources. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is free and open to the public. Advance registration is recommended by Monday, November 28, as capacity is limited. To register, visit www.hawaiitourismauthority.org/what-we-do/events/.
HTA’s “Tourism Talk Stories” on the Big Island
- East Hawai‘i Meeting. Tuesday, November 29 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, Moanahōkū Hall
- West Hawai‘i Meeting. Wednesday, November 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at West Hawai‘i Civic Center, Community Hale