• Statewide performance ended 2017 on a high note with a 5.4% RevPAR gain, exceeding the 4.8% gain achieved in 2016.

  • Oahu results, however, disappointed with declining occupancy and lackluster ADR growth. Softness on

  • Oahu has been attributed to several factors: loss of wholesale business, slower than expected ramp-up for the newly renovated hotels along the “KuhioRiviera”, an evolving traveler who is now exploring the neighbor island experience (and whose travels are facilitated by enhanced direct flights to the neighbor islands from Mainland gateways).