On this week’s INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI What’s it Going to Take?, we discussed Hawaiʻi’s Resilience Through the Pandemic. Like the rest of the world, our state had to pause and hit the reset button due to the novel coronavirus.
This INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI was a special edition, expanded to 90 minutes, asking What’s it Going to Take? Managing Tourism in Hawaiʻi. The tourism industry is one of the State’s largest employers and has been the driving force of our economy.
Hawaiʻi’s tourist industry is thriving. Last year, nearly 10 million visitors spent almost 18 billion dollars here, according to the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority. However, many residents complain of beaches and trails being overrun, and of the wear and tear on Hawaiʻi’s infrastructure.
Sicily serves up a full-bodied and tasty travel experience. Rick dines on fresh seafood at the fisherman’s harbor in CefalÃ¹, ponders ancient Greek greatness in Siracusa, communes with monks – alive and departed – in a Capuchin crypt, sleeps in an olive orchard at an agriturismo, and eats his way through a classic Sicilian […]
This program visits places across Japan to introduce the charms of their local daily life and festivals fostered by the nation’s long history. Miharu, Fukushima The town of Miharu in Fukushima Prefecture, Eastern Japan, is renowned for its cherry blossoms.
Setting sail on the Mediterranean, we’ll explore the ins and outs and pros and cons of cruising. We’ll learn how to get the most out of a cruise and exercise our independence to make smart use of limited time on shore by planning well, avoiding lines, and eating quick-but-local meals on the go.
In this one-hour special, Rick sails from Barcelona to Athens, with stops in the French Riviera, Rome, and more. Our goal: to explore the ins and outs and pros and cons of cruising.
Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? One man believes they can and he’s risking tens of millions of dollars to prove it.
This week’s INSIGHTS features two Neighbor Island mayoral races: –At 8:00 pm, it’s the candidates in the race to become the first new Maui County Mayor in eight years. Maui County Council woman Elle Cochran and former councilman Mike Victorino emerged as the top two candidates from an eight-person primary.
Three candidates are trying to unseat our incumbent Democratic Governor on November’s general election ballot. Gov. David Ige declined our invitation to participate in a live candidate forum on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI; his three opponents accepted.
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