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Eco-Friendly Sun Protection

Travel Pono Training to help choose the right eco-friendly sun protection methods to best help protect Hawaii’s waters and reefs.

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Eco-friendly Food Service & Cleaning Products

Utilizing eco-friendly food service and cleaning products is important for a healthy environment. This training gives information for why we should be using them and where you can buy these products locally.

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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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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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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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Foundations & Societies

There are many important organizations that we partner with across the state, the country and the world.


Tour Operator Resource Guide

Learn more about what you can do to be a sustainable traveler and for business owners, become a sustainable tourism service provider.