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Leap year helps boost isle tourism

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Leap year helped Hawaii’s February tourism numbers jump, boosting arrival and spending figures above otherwise lackluster year-over-year totals for the month. Above, visitors soak up the sun at Waikiki Beach.

February is typically a month to love for Hawaii’s visitor industry as travelers from cold-weather climes come to the isles to warm up. But this February it took an extra day, courtesy of leap year, to boost arrivals. Read more

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