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HTA Launches Festivals of Hawai‘i App for iPhone

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) launches a new app for the iPhone.

The free App provides information on more than 100 HTA-Sponsored Festivals and Events.

"Festivals of Hawai‘i brings together our residents and visitors to celebrate cultures and traditions in our islands," said HTA president and CEO Mike McCartney. "This new mobile app is an effective marketing tool that not only delivers helpful information but also shares our unique island experiences and provides a taste of our rich cultural diversity to the world."

When opening the app, the user can select any of the six Hawaiian Islands to see what's happening that day. Islands include Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, Lâna‘i, Maui and Hawai‘i. Events closest in date will appear first.

You can also use the "Near Me" button pulls up and displays events closest to users based on their location in the Hawaiian Islands.

"This app helps to simplify life for travelers who are looking for things to do in our islands," said HTA Tourism Brand Manager Michael Story. "As technology evolves, we will continue to look for new and innovative ways to deliver information to Hawai‘i residents and visitors alike."

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