HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Merrie Monarch Festival begin next week on Hawaii Island. The annual hula competition brings in visitors and lots of money to the state. Hawaiian culture is what makes Hawai'i a special place that keeps visitors coming.
The Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association (NaHHA) will be celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year. NaHHA's mission is to promote Hawaiian culture, values, and traditions in the workplace through consultation and education, and to provide opportunities for the Native Hawaiian community to shape the future of tourism. NaHHA offers cultural training and educational services to businesses and organizations.