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Letter: Disband HTA, use money for diversifying economy

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                                Hawaii Tourism Authority board Chair Mufi Hannemann is seen at the State of the City address at the Mission Auditorium on March 14.

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    Hawaii Tourism Authority board Chair Mufi Hannemann is seen at the State of the City address at the Mission Auditorium on March 14.

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is past its expiration date and needs to go. Changing its name to Office of Tourism and Destination Management and its focus to “regenerative tourism” — whatever that means — is akin to rearranging chairs on the deck of the Titanic. Read more

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