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Tourism officials fined a total of $12K


    “We have put a policy in place strictly forbidding any courtesy travel upgrades when conducting business on behalf of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. We regret that this happened and appreciate the clarification from the Ethics Commission.”

    George Szigeti

    CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority

The Hawaii State Ethics Commission has fined Hawaii Tourism Authority CEO George Szigeti and three other tourism officials more than $12,000 for allegedly violating the state’s Ethics Code when accepting and soliciting travel upgrades for business trips. Read more

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