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Hawaii arrivals hit 9.25M in spite of Japan drop-off

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                                U.S. arrivals, which were up 12.9% over 2019, offset a decline in international visitors, especially from Japan, which was down 87.3% from 2019. At top, visitors lay on the beach near the iconic pink Royal Hawaiian Hotel despite a cloudy Monday morning in Waikiki.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

U.S. arrivals, which were up 12.9% over 2019, offset a decline in international visitors, especially from Japan, which was down 87.3% from 2019. At top, visitors lay on the beach near the iconic pink Royal Hawaiian Hotel despite a cloudy Monday morning in Waikiki.

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2020
                                ”<strong>By the end of the first quarter, we expect arrivals from Japan will still be down 70% from 2019. … We aren’t expecting to see an acceleration until later quarter three or quarter four.”</strong>
                                <strong>Eric Takahata</strong>
                                <em>Managing director, Hawaii Tourism Japan</em>
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2020

By the end of the first quarter, we expect arrivals from Japan will still be down 70% from 2019. … We aren’t expecting to see an acceleration until later quarter three or quarter four.”

Eric Takahata

Managing director, Hawaii Tourism Japan

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                                Eung Jung and Daniel Lee, visitors from South Korea, got wedding photos taken Monday by photographer Peter Kim in Waikiki.
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Eung Jung and Daniel Lee, visitors from South Korea, got wedding photos taken Monday by photographer Peter Kim in Waikiki.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                U.S. arrivals, which were up 12.9% over 2019, offset a decline in international visitors, especially from Japan, which was down 87.3% from 2019. Pedestrians crossed Kalakaua Avenue at International Market Place on Monday.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

U.S. arrivals, which were up 12.9% over 2019, offset a decline in international visitors, especially from Japan, which was down 87.3% from 2019. Pedestrians crossed Kalakaua Avenue at International Market Place on Monday.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                U.S. arrivals, which were up 12.9% over 2019, offset a decline in international visitors, especially from Japan, which was down 87.3% from 2019. At top, visitors lay on the beach near the iconic pink Royal Hawaiian Hotel despite a cloudy Monday morning in Waikiki.
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2020
                                ”<strong>By the end of the first quarter, we expect arrivals from Japan will still be down 70% from 2019. … We aren’t expecting to see an acceleration until later quarter three or quarter four.”</strong>
                                <strong>Eric Takahata</strong>
                                <em>Managing director, Hawaii Tourism Japan</em>
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Eung Jung and Daniel Lee, visitors from South Korea, got wedding photos taken Monday by photographer Peter Kim in Waikiki.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                U.S. arrivals, which were up 12.9% over 2019, offset a decline in international visitors, especially from Japan, which was down 87.3% from 2019. Pedestrians crossed Kalakaua Avenue at International Market Place on Monday.