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Hawaii Tourism Authority and Sustainable Destination Management In Hawaii

The first rule in tourism development is that the wellbeing of destination residents must come …

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How to Control Hawaii’s Coronavirus Epidemic and Bring Back the Economy: The Next Steps

We spell out in detail how increased testing, comprehensive historical contact tracing, and isolation of …

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Herd Immunity or Containment through Test and Trace?

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), a viral disease caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, has arrived and …

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Using Extensive Testing and Geographical Isolation to Mitigate the Coronavirus Crisis in Hawaii

Hawaii needs to quickly adopt and implement a plan to control and then halt the …

Charting a New Fiscal Course for Hawaii: A Fiscal Architecture Approach

The Hawai’i Executive Conference (HEC)’s recent report, Troubled Waters: Charting a New Fiscal Course For …

Four Alternative Models for Regulating an Investor Owned Utility of the Future

How do you coerce a monopoly to act as if it were operating in a …

Is Leasehold Housing Built on Government Land a Solution to Unaffordable Housing in Honolulu?

Housing is expensive on Oahu. For most middle-class Honolulu households, even buying a median-priced condominium …

Charting a New Course For Hawai‘i Tourism

Despite a string of record visitor arrivals now totaling almost ten million annually, Hawai‘i tourism …

Rethinking Hawaii Tourism: Time to Shift from Marketing to Managing Tourism?

We know from Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) resident surveys that Hawaii residents perceive tourism is …