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New 10-year visas to promote China tourism

MEDIA RELEASE President Obama announced the United States and the People’s Republic of China have agreed to increase the validity period of short-term visas for tourists and business travelers from one to ten years, the longest validity period possible under U.S. law. In addition, both countries agreed to extend the validity period of student and […]

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Kenoi seeks trade, travel partnerships with Taiwan

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi is in Taipei, Republic of China this week with eight other mayors from across the nation in an effort to strengthen and promote business, agricultural, educational and cultural ties with Taiwan. The government of Taiwan organized the 2013 U.S. Municipal Mayor Delegation to Taiwan from Sept. 1-7, and selected mayors […]

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International scholars learn conservation and tourism practices at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Two scholars from World Heritage Sites in China and the Philippines are studying how Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, also a World Heritage Site, operates.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie last night signed an agreement with Mr. Yu Ping, Vice Chairman of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), to pursue mutual interests in clean energy development.  The Letter of Intent was signed by both parties just hours after the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Hawai'i-China CEO Forum “Transforming to Clean Energy.”

Governor Abercrombie secures agreement with China for clean energy development

Governor Neil Abercrombie last night signed an agreement with Mr. Yu Ping, Vice Chairman of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), to pursue mutual interests in clean energy development. The Letter of Intent was signed by both parties just hours after the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Hawai’i-China CEO Forum “Transforming to […]

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China, Japan projected bookings to U.S.

China, Japan projected bookings to U.S.

MEDIA RELEASE According to the U.S. Department of Commerce sponsored China Travel Trade Barometer, a majority of the tour operators surveyed (as of June 16 – July 1, 2011) reported higher bookings in the second quarter 2011, increasing 16 to 20 percent, on average, compared to second quarter 2010. No one in the travel trade […]

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HVCB seeks new business at China event (April 12-15)

HVCB seeks new business at China event (April 12-15)

MEDIA RELEASE With China continuing to grow in importance to the meetings industry market, a sales team from the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB), Hawaii Convention Center (HCC), and Hawaii Tourism China (HTC) will travel to Shanghai seeking new business at the country’s largest meetings industry event. IT&CM China 2011 (Incentive Travel & Conventions […]

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Chinese travel to U.S. expands to three additional provinces

Chinese travel to U.S. expands to three additional provinces

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced the expansion of travel from China to the United States under phase 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed by China and the United States, which allows Chinese leisure travelers to visit the United States in group tours. Phase 3 expands the reach of the […]

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Sopogy, Yu Hao Long Corp. join for China solar project

Sopogy, Yu Hao Long Corp. join for China solar project

MEDIA RELEASE Sopogy, Inc., a leading developer of reliable and cost-effective micro concentrated solar power (MicroCSP) technologies, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Yu Hao Long (YHL) Corporation, the developer of a patented Stirling energy generator for the installation of a 200MW concentrating solar plant for the China National Utility. The MOU also formalized […]

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Governor wraps up China mission, heads to Japan

Governor wraps up China mission, heads to Japan

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle continued to market Hawaii in Beijing while meeting with executives of the Tian Wei Group to discuss future collaboration in clean and renewable energy development. The governor and her delegation were the guests of Qiang Ding, president of the Tian Wei Group Co. Ltd. of China, a state-owned enterprise. Tian […]

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State dinner in Yunnan Province; talks on tourism, visas, biofuels, clean energy

Lingle in China: Relationships matter in Beijing

State dinner in Yunnan Province; talks on tourism, visas, biofuels, clean energy

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Lingle in China: Strengthening partnerships in Guangdong

Lingle in China: Strengthening partnerships in Guangdong

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle continued to promote Hawaii and mutual opportunities for progress with the people of China at a series of meetings and events in Guangzhou, China. The governor met with Deputy Director-General Ou Shaowu from the Office of Foreign Affairs for the People’s Government of Guangdong Province. Ou reviewed with the governor […]

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Potential investors to hear about Hawaii's economic outlook at DBEDT seminar

Update from Lingle’s China-Japan investment mission

Potential investors to hear about Hawaii’s economic outlook at DBEDT seminar

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Lingle's schedule for China-Japan tourism, trade mission

Lingle’s schedule for China-Japan tourism, trade mission

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle leaves Friday, June 4 for a two-week tourism, trade and investment mission to China and Japan. Here is her schedule: * JUNE 4 – 5 Travel from Honolulu to Shanghai. Lingle will lead a delegation to China to build on the state’s strategic efforts to strengthen Hawaii’s long-term economy by […]

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Governor Linda Lingle announced today she will lead an official Hawai‘i delegation to China from June 4 to 15 to build and expand tourism, investment, trade, energy and education opportunities for Hawai‘i.  A key portion of the trip will focus on “Hawai‘i Week” at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.   

The Governor’s mission, her fourth to China to promote Hawai‘i, will cover Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming and Beijing.  The Governor will also visit Japan (June 16 to 19) to meet with tourism partners in Tokyo.

Lingle’s Asia visit to promote Hawaii tourism, business and education

Governor Linda Lingle announced today she will lead an official Hawai‘i delegation to China from June 4 to 15 to build and expand tourism, investment, trade, energy and education opportunities for Hawai‘i. A key portion of the trip will focus on “Hawai‘i Week” at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The Governor’s mission, her fourth to […]

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