Integrating Sustainability and Hawaiian Culture into the Tourism Experience of the Hawaiian Islands

  title={Integrating Sustainability and Hawaiian Culture into the Tourism Experience of the Hawaiian Islands},
  author={Wendy Agrusa and Joseph D. Lema and John R. Tanner and Tanya Host and Jerome Agrusa},
  journal={PASOS Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural},
The travel industry in Hawaii has been experiencing a trend towards more authentic tourism, which reintegrates Hawaiian culture into the visitors' experience. This study investigated the reintegra- tion of Hawaiian culture into the tourism experience on the Hawaiian Islands by reviewing existing lite- rature, and by analyzing primary data collected through visitor surveys. The purpose of the study was to determine whether there is a visitors' demand for a more authentic tourism experience in… Expand

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