Hawaiʻi Island Tourism Strategic Plan

HACBED is supporting the Hawai‘i County Department of Research & Development to update the 2006-2016 Hawai‘i Island Tourism Strategic Plan to include current local and global trends looking towards 2020-2025. The updated Plan will reflect Hawai‘i Island’s commitment to “Ola I ka ‘Āina, Ola ke Kānaka — Healthy Land, Healthy People — understanding that by making the island more connected, healthy land, healthy people, and a healthy visitor industry will be created. HACBED is working with the County on background research on local and global trends, stakeholder engagement with individuals and groups from the community, the visitor industry, cultural practitioners, and others, as well as network gatherings to engage the broader community. A final Plan with Action Plans is aimed to be completed by June 2020.