Kamaʻāina Economic Recovery Stories
By Kamaʻāina Economic Recovery
June 23, 2021
Aloha Mai Kākou
Mahalo again for sharing stories of our state’s economic recovery. Your partnership helps us find the best stories to publish — and helps us reach more Hawaiʻi households with encouraging messages about residents returning to work and local businesses reestablishing themselves.
Below are this week’s stories to share. Mahalo for the many ways you push this through your network — newsletters, social media, earned media, peer conversations — however your audience listens to you. We’re grateful for your partnership.
Career Development for Keiki
ClimbHI Hawaiʻi high school students learn about career pathways through leadership programs and job experiences, including opportunities in the hospitality industry that are enriching and diverse. Hear what students say about the value hospitality brings them and their futures.
Number Worth Knowing
20,000 jobs are available in Hawaiʻi in different industries. (Pacific Business News, 2021)
Every 50 visitors to Hawai‘i supports one full-time job per year. (Lt. Governor Josh Green, May 2021)
Average salary for Hawaiʻi residents working in accommodations* in 2019 was $76,000⁺. (UHERO)
*Accommodation subsector includes businesses providing overnight accommodations for visitors, business travelers and others.
July 7th, visitors will participate in a mālama ʻāina event on Shipwreck’s Beach organized by the Surfrider Foundation. Guests of Grand Hyatt Kauaʻi Resort & Spa are encouraged to show aloha for our environment and community by participating in net patrol to protect Hawaiʻi’s endangered wildlife. Learn more about the event and HTA’s Mālama Hawaiʻi Trips that Give Back program.