Tourism: Hawaii's Economic Engine

What is the state of Hawaii's economic engine and what are industry leaders doing to keep the engine running during these difficult times?

Dan Boylan moderates a panel that includes BARRY WALLACE is the Executive Vice-President of Hospitality Services for Outrigger Enterprises Group; SUMNER LA CROIX, a Professor of Economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa; ANNETTE KAOHELAULII, the owner of Annette's Adventures which specializes in planning and producing custom designed eco-tours for visitors; and PETER APO, a former state legislator, former OHA Trustee, musician and cultural consultant to the visitor industry.

Contributing editor Howard Dicus puts it all into an economic perspective with his Everybody's Business reports.This conversation was recorded on September 24, 2009 in the PBS Hawaii studio.

Insights on PBS Hawaii is presented on Thursdays at 7:30 PM on PBS Hawaii.


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