On the next INSIGHTS we'll look at the state of Hawaii's economic engine: tourism. How is the industry coping with the impact of the disaster in Japan? What new ideas and business models are being developed to rejuvenate tourism and sustain it for the future?

Joining moderator Dan Boylan are Momi Akimseu, Communications and Tourism Brand Manager from the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA); Sumner La Croix, Professor of Economics and Research Fellow with the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO); Ramsay Taum, Founder and President of the Life Enhancement Institute (LEI); and Keith Vieira, Senior Vice-President and Director of Operations for Hawaii and French Polynesia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

This conversation was recorded on April 28, 2011 in the PBS Hawaii studio. Insights on PBS Hawaii is presented on Thursdays at 7:30.


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