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Howzit Howard: mainland arrivals

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - May arrivals by air will hit 500 million Wednesday, probably in early afternoon. Mainland arrivals at Honolulu Airport are still down compared to last year, but domestic traffic is up to Kauai, Kahului and Kona. And international arrivals, which mostly move through Honolulu, are up 20 percent.

Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach has a new general manager. Robert McConnell handled the rebranding of the Ohana Honolulu Airport Hotel. Before that he ran hotels in Palau and Fiji.

Hale Makua says due to financial losses it will fold its PACE program, which stands for Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. PACE will close at the end of August, buying time to shift people to other programs.

Brigadier General Keith Gallagher took over as commander of Tripler yesterday. Brigadier General Steve Jones is transferring to Washington. Tripler is the largest military hospital in the Pacific.

McConnell Dowell of American Samoa has won a seven million dollar contract to do shore protection work on the island of Tau. The Army Corps of Engineers at Shafter awarded the contract.

Central Pacific Bank is offering 90-minute seminars on homebuying. The next free seminar is June 5th at the Central Pacific branch on Beretania Street.

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