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Understanding NOAA Marine Protection Laws

Understanding NOAA Marine Protection Laws Travel Pono training will help everyone improve the lives of the ocean animals and reduce injury or harm done to their environment.

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Help Stop Rapid Ohia Death: Tips & Videos

Help stop the destruction of our forests. Please utilize these tips and videos to help stop the spread of Rapid Ohia Death.

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Course: Social Media Marketing For Sustainable Destinations

This course is meant for tour operators, hotels, nonprofits, and DMOs with Beginner or Intermediate understanding of Social Media and/or those who wish to understand how to incorporate marketing sustainability.

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Course: The Value of Ecotourism: Calculating the ROI of Going Green

The course is designed for tourism boards, individual (eco or those that are wanting to become green) tourism business owners, and certification bodies that want to provide benchmarking data to current and prospective clients.

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Course: Creating Memorable Guest Experiences through Interpretation

A course about how can you engage your guests using interpretation and interpretive techniques, design, media and programming?

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Achieving Sustainable Tourism in Hawaii using a Sustainability Evaluation System

This publication presents an overview of sustainable tourism and outlines the current situation in Hawai‘I with the intention of helping the public understand how tourism in Hawai‘i can become more sustainable.

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Our Most Popular Places Soon To Be The Toughest Ticket In Town

Haleakala is instituting a reservation system which has been tried at other national parks. The state parks are following a similar path to that. HTA is focused on balancing the needs of the community and the businesses being supported by tourism industry.

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Planting it Forward

This fall, more than two dozen Hawaii Island youth trekked up the slopes of Mauna Kea to plant hundreds of koa seedlings. They are the latest in a long line of environmental stewards who are taking part in an ongoing demonstration of social ecological responsibility.

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Building Ecotourism In Hawaii

Learn about ecotourism and sustainability from respected experts in the field. Utilize our library to make sustainable travel and business decisions.

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2016 Annual Awards Luncheon

Join us every September in Honolulu for our annual awards luncheon. Help us recognize tourism industry operators who are working towards a sustainable and eco friendly Hawaii.