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Developing relationships, expanding tourism market mix

Developing relationships, expanding tourism market mix

Kelvin Bloom is in his second term as chairman of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. I recently returned from a week in China, accompanying Governor Lingle in Beijing and Shanghai.  All of the dynamic stories I’ve been hearing and reading about for some years, and the incredible potential this burgeoning country offers all came to vivid […]

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State, Chinese Ministry of Commerce expected to sign agreement to send Hawaii products and services to China

Lingle recaps China trip; focus on tourism, energy, business

State, Chinese Ministry of Commerce expected to sign agreement to send Hawaii products and services to China

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Lingle in China: Developing clean energy partnerships

Lingle in China: Developing clean energy partnerships

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle and DBEDT Director Ted Liu met with Chairman Xu Kuangdi of the China Academy of Engineering and noted clean energy leader Zhou Fengqi to discuss and exchange ideas on renewable energy and energy efficiency from Hawaii and China’s perspectives. The head of China Wind Energy Association was present and agreed […]

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Lingle in China: Encouraging travel to Hawaii

Lingle in China: Encouraging travel to Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE During meetings in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, the governor focused on maximizing opportunities for Chinese tourists to travel to Hawaii. Her discussions with key Chinese and U.S. officials centered on two critical areas – expediting the application process for Chinese visitors traveling to the U.S. and preparing for the first nonstop scheduled […]

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Lingle meets with China's tourism administrator

Lingle meets with China’s tourism administrator

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle’s first two days in China focused on building on the state’s strategic efforts to strengthen Hawaii’s economic base by tapping China’s growing outbound tourism market as well as developing opportunities and partnerships in clean energy and international trade. TRAVEL TO HAWAII Building on the progress made since Hawaii and the […]

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Governor visiting six cities to build on Hawaii's economic interests and promote state as tourism destination

Lingle’s promotional tour of China underway

Governor visiting six cities to build on Hawaii’s economic interests and promote state as tourism destination

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Time for some good news: Hainan Airlines poised to fly to Honolulu

Time for some good news: Hainan Airlines poised to fly to Honolulu

MEDIA RELEASE Hainan Airlines, China’s largest non-state owned airline, has applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation and Hawaii Department of Transportation to operate the first nonstop scheduled service from The People’s Republic of China to Hawaii. Hainan Airlines will operate a three-class Airbus A340-600 on the first nonstop route between China and Hawaii, according […]

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Joint U.S. – China delegation to visit UH-Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo will host a visit from a joint U.S.- China delegation of leading scientists and technical experts on renewable energy from the National Academies of Science and Engineering in both countries.  The work of this Committee on U.S. – China Cooperation on Electricity from Renewables will assist the […]

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17 Chinese couples to marry simultaneously at Hilton

MEDIA RELEASE KOHALA COAST — Marry me on Monday. That’s what 17 Chinese couples will do Monday, Dec. 1 at Hilton Waikoloa Village, as cameras from China’s popular Tianjin TV showcase a Hawaiian ceremony to more than 1 million Chinese viewers. It’s the second time Tianjin TV has filmed a Chinese wedding show at the […]

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