Hawaii tourism industry mixed on virus message from governor – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

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“Our community, residents and the visitor industry are responsible for working together to address this crisis,” said John De Fries, the organization’s president and CEO. “As such, we are strongly advising visitors that now is not the right time to travel, and they should postpone their trips through the end of October.”

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No slow down in arrivals yet after Gov. Ige's message asked people to avoid travel to Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

Governor David Ige’s message to limit travel to Hawaii hasn’t impacted visitor arrival numbers in the state yet. More than 24,000 people are scheduled to be traveling to and from the islands on Tuesday, that’s down slightly from Monday’s 26,000 travelers.