Hawaii’s Tourism Industry Is Bracing for Impact of Hurricane Lane


Parts of Hawaii Island have already received more than 30 inches of rain from Hurricane Lane. Pictured are Morale Welfare and Recreation employees and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam personnel reviewing emergency preparation kits at the base fitness center as Hurricane Lane approaches Hawaii. Official U.S. Navy Page / Flickr

Skift Take: The Hawaii Tourism Authority said more than 270,000 tourists are currently visiting the Hawaiian islands – roughly the population of Cincinnati. The tourism industry hasn't faced a hurricane threat like this in many years, but feels prepared ahead of the storm.

— Dan Peltier

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