HONOLULU (AimforAwesome.com) Hawaii visitors spent over $16,897 million in 2017 while visiting the islands acccording to the Hawaii Tourism Authority(HTA).


As you know, the past couple years HTA has focused on Asia visitors and trying to pull more from traditional vacation places like Thailand, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Indonesia to Hawaii. This strategy is now paying off with Japan in the lead with a 10.5% increase in arrivals overall.


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