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Hawaii Resorts and Tourism Not Impacted by False Missile Alert

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Why Hawaii Resorts Aren’t Stressed About The Missile Scare

The world has been talking about the accidental and terrifying missile alert sent out to all Hawaii residents since it happened on Saturday, January 13. Though the Hawaii Tourism Authority was concerned about the impacts it might have on tourism to the area, it appears vacationers are still booking and traveling to their favorite Hawaii resorts.

Since December 2017, Hawaii has been testing its nuclear warning siren system for first time since the Cold War. According to media outlets around the country and local emergency officials, an incorrect emergency notification was sent out by the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency stating a ballistic missile threat was inbound for Hawaii. This alert has been declared a mistake caused by human error.

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Hawaii Timeshare Industry Adds Billions to Local Economy

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According to a recent ARDA study, the Hawaii timeshare industry contributed $5.3 billion in consumer and business spending over the course of 2016. This also included 31,727 local jobs with $1.8 billion in labor income and $263 million in state and local tax revenue.

Mitchell A. Imanaka, ARDA-Hawaii Chairman, commented:

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