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Hawaii Tourism Thrives Amid Safety Measures

Hawaii Tourism Thrives Amid Safety Measures

Hawaii, known for its picturesque landscapes and vibrant tourism, continues to draw millions of visitors each year despite safety concerns. Formerly touted as one of the safest U.S. states, Hawaii’s reputation has evolved amid increasing tourist numbers and changing global dynamics. With nearly 9 million tourists visiting in 2016 alone, the government has ramped up … Read more

Hawaii’s Stairway to Heaven Trail to Be Permanently Dismantled

Hawaii's Stairway to Heaven Trail to Be Permanently Dismantled

Starting this month, the iconic Stairway to Heaven trail on Oahu, known for its breathtaking views and controversial history, will begin its permanent removal. The trail, consisting of nearly 4,000 slick steel steps ascending the Koolau Mountain Range, has been off-limits since 1987 due to safety concerns and trespassing issues. Despite the $1,000 citation for … Read more

Hawaii Tops List of States with Lowest Property Taxes

In a recent study conducted by the Tax Foundation, Hawaii emerged as the state with the lowest property taxes in the United States. The research, which analyzed data from 2019, sheds light on the varying property tax rates across different states, impacting homeowners’ financial obligations. Hawaii boasts an impressively low effective property tax rate of … Read more

Tropical Storm Greg Made Landfall In The Central Pacific Basin On Monday: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Predicts That It Won’t Affect Maui Fire Recovery

Tropical Storm Greg enters the Pacific Ocean Basin. Tropical Storm Greg moved from the eastern Pacific Ocean into the center of the Pacific Ocean on Monday raising concerns that it would bring more strong winds and hazardous fire conditions to Hawaii. According to Da’Vel Johnson from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tropical Storm Greg … Read more