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Frecia Cevallos
Tourism Specialist
(808) 961-8505


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The Department of Research and Development’s Tourism Program provides leadership and financial support to strengthen a community-based visitor industry that ensures authenticity, reciprocity, sustainability, and responsibility, invests in the people and places that host visitors, and appropriately grounds visitor activities in Hawaiʻi Island's sense of place and culture of its first nation. Its efforts are directed by the by the Hawaiʻi Island Tourism Roadmap

COVID-19 Relief for Businesses
Pono Pledge
Hawai‘i Tourism Authority Funding Programs in 2020