Hawaii site visitors to islands expended $seventeen.seventy five billion in 2019, an enhance of 1.four % compared to 2018, in accordance to preliminary yr-conclude data produced now by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Customer paying involves lodging, interisland airfare, purchasing, meals, motor vehicle rental and other bills although in Hawaii.

Spending by site visitors produced $2.07 billion in state tax profits in 2019, an enhance of $28.5 million (+1.four%) from 2018. Moreover, 216,000 work statewide were supported by Hawaii’s tourism industry in 2019.

Tourism pounds from the Transient Lodging Tax
(TAT), which site visitors shell out when they remain in authorized lodging, aided to
fund more than a hundred nonprofits, festivals and situations statewide in 2019.
They consist of the Merrie Monarch Festival, Aloha Festivals, the Hawaii Food items and Wine
Festival, the Okinawan Festival, the Kauai Chocolate and Coffee Festival, the
Nature Conservancy, and the Maui Arts and Cultural Middle.

In 2019, visitor paying improved from the U.S. West
(+5.9% to $6.ninety eight billion), U.S. East (+3.6% to $four.sixty nine billion) and Japan (+2.%
to $2.19 billion), but declined from Canada (-3.2% to $1.07 billion) and All
Other Global Marketplaces (-ten.four% to $2.77 billion) compared to 2018.

On a statewide degree, ordinary each day paying by site visitors
in 2019 decreased to $195 per person (-1.5%). Visitors from U.S. East (+1.7% to
$214) and Canada (+.6% to $a hundred sixty five) expended more per working day, although site visitors from Japan
(-.6% to $240), U.S. West (-.5% to $175) and All Other Global Marketplaces
(-eight.5% to $217) expended significantly less compared to 2018.

A full of ten,424,995 site visitors came to Hawaii in 2019, an
enhance of 5.four % from the 9,888,845 site visitors in 2018. Whole visitor
days3 rose 3. % in 2019. On ordinary, there were 249,021 site visitors in the
Hawaiian Islands on any supplied working day in 2019, up 3. % from 2018.

Arrivals by air support improved to ten,282,a hundred and sixty site visitors
(+5.3%) in 2019, with expansion from U.S. West (+9.eight%), U.S. East (+four.2%) and
Japan (+3.eight%) offsetting decreases from Canada (-2.four%) and All Other
Global Marketplaces (-1.eight%). Arrivals by cruise ships rose twelve.1 % to
142,836 site visitors compared to 2018.

In 2019, Oahu recorded increases in visitor paying
(+2.eight% to $eight.19 billion) and visitor arrivals (+5.6% to 6,193,027), but each day
paying declined (-1.6%) compared to 2018. Customer paying on Maui also
improved (+2.four% to $5.twelve billion) as expansion in visitor arrivals (+5.four% to
3,071,596) offset lower each day paying (-.6%). The island of Hawaii claimed
declines in visitor paying (-1.% to $2.33 billion) and each day paying
(-2.9%), but visitor arrivals improved (+four.3% to 1,779,526). Kauai Whole
visitor paying of $seventeen.seventy five billion was in nominal dollar (not altered for
inflation) and did not consist of supplemental company expenses. 2 The variety
of work supported (immediate, oblique and induced). 3 Aggregate variety of days
stayed by all site visitors noticed decreases in visitor paying (-four.7% to $1.90
billion), each day paying (-2.2%) and visitor arrivals (-1.% to 1,374,944).

A full of thirteen,619,349 trans-Pacific air seats serviced
the Hawaiian Islands in 2019, up 2.9 % from 2018. Progress in air seat
capability from U.S. East (+7.6%) and U.S. West (+5.5%) offset less air seats
from Other Asia (-ten.9%), Oceania (-7.2%), Japan (-2.1%) and Canada (-.9%). In
December 2019, visitor paying rose to $1.seventy five billion (+ten.5%) yr-over-yr.
Whole visitor days (+5.four%) and arrivals improved (+6.% to 954,289), and the
ordinary each day visitor paying (+four.eight% to $198 per person) was larger compared
to December 2018.

Other Highlights:

• U.S. West: In 2019, visitor arrivals improved from both of those the Mountain (+ten.9%) and Pacific(+ten.2%) areas versus 2018. Day by day visitor paying of $175 per person (-.5%) was down a little compared to a yr back. Food items and beverage, transportation, and entertainment and recreation bills declined, although lodging bills were a little larger and purchasing bills were similar to 2018. There was expansion in hotel (+eleven.2%), condominium (+5.6%) and timeshare (+2.%) stays, as very well as improved stays in mattress and breakfast houses (+thirteen.7%) and rental households (+eleven.7%) in 2019. In December 2019, visitor paying improved (+eleven.% to $694.7 million) yr-over-yr. Visitorarrivals rose (+9.four% to 419,311) and each day visitor paying was larger at $179 per person (+2.four%).

• U.S. East: Customer arrivals were up from just about every region in 2019, highlighted by expansion from the twolargest areas, East North Central (+four.1%) and South Atlantic (+four.%). Day by day visitor paying improved to $214 per person (+1.7%) in 2019. Lodging and meals and beverage bills were larger, although transportation bills declined and purchasing, and entertainment and recreation bills were about the exact same as 2018. Customer stays decreased in timeshares (-1.7%), but improved in rental households (+9.eight%), mattress and breakfast houses (+four.1%) and lodges (+3.6%) compared to 2018. In December 2019, visitor paying improved (+15.% to $489.3 million), boosted by expansion in visitor arrivals (+9.5% to 215,309) and larger each day visitor paying (+5.1% to $218 per person).

• Japan: Visitors expended a little significantly less each day (-.6% to $240 per person) in 2019 compared to the earlier yr. Lodging, purchasing and transportation bills declined, although paying on meals and beverage, and entertainment and recreation improved. More site visitors stayed in timeshares (+eleven.5%), lodges (+3.6%) and condominiums (+1.four%), although less site visitors stayed in rental households (-19.7%) and mattress and breakfasts (-37.5%) compared to 2018. Customer paying rose in December 2019 (+thirteen.2% to $210.1 million) compared to December 2018, supported by increases in visitor arrivals (+7.3% to 136,998) and each day visitor paying (+6.2% to $258 per person).

• Canada: Day by day visitor paying rose a little to $a hundred sixty five per person (+.6%) in 2019. Food items and beverage and entertainment and recreation bills improved, although lodging bills dropped a little. Transportation and purchasing bills were similar to 2018. Customer stays decreased in condominiums (-eight.2%), timeshares (-7.%), rental households (-1.eight%) and lodges (-1.four%) in 2019. Customer paying decreased in December 2019 (-5.eight% to $128. million) because of to less visitor arrivals (-7.7% to 64,353) compared to December 2018. Day by day visitor paying was larger at $157 per person (+2.1%).