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Leaders of tourism bureau often opt for closed meetings

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    George Szigeti, left, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, and HTA board Chairman Rick Fried waited Friday to appear before lawmakers at a House Finance Committee hearing.

The Hawaii Tourism Authority, empowered by the Legislature to spend tens of millions of taxpayer dollars to market the islands, is operating behind closed doors at least half the time, according to a three-month review of records by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Read more

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