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POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 10, 2013

~~<p>The latest figures on tourism growth prospects from the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization essentially confirm what visitor industry executives have known all along: A lasting recovery means finding a comfortable balance between keeping Hawaii price-competitive and selling the islands' attraction too cheaply.</p>
<p>Tourism has been going gangbusters lately, with arrivals growing 5.5 percent in 2013. But the UHERO analysis released this week projects a more moderate expansion pace of 2.3 percent in 2014.</p>
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The latest figures on tourism growth prospects from the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization essentially confirm what visitor industry executives have known all along: A lasting recovery means finding a comfortable balance between keeping Hawaii price-competitive and selling the islands' attraction too cheaply.

Tourism has been going gangbusters lately, with arrivals growing 5.5 percent in 2013. But the UHERO analysis released this week projects a more moderate expansion pace of 2.3 percent in 2014. Login for more...



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