Everyone around the world knows that the economy is tanking right now, and with the economy tanking Hawaii’s tourism has taken a real big hit.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority is being creative and thinking outside of the box so to speak in looking for new ways to bring tourist to the Islands.
The most recent project, So Much More Hawaii has brought well known bloggers from the mainland to visit the islands and blog about their experience in real time via the internet using their blogs, twitter, and other forms of Social Media.
Last night I had a chance to catch up with the group at the Seafood Bar in Kawaihae.
They were a gracious group of folks that invited all of us that wanted to “Tweet” up with them to sit right down with them.
Here is MJ discussing the purpose of this So Much More Hawaii Tour:
Of course all of this wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of Christine Lu and her adorable son Kyle.
It was a great “Tweet Up” and I just wish I had as nice as a camera as Baron (Below in the white shirt)
Blogger Jim Turner discusses some of the events that he has done on the islands.
After dinner was consumed, the bloggers were rushed off to the beautiful Hilton Waikoloa Village Hotel. I’ll write more about this in a little while.
You can click below for a larger picture of the pictures from dinner at the Seafood Bar in Kawaihae:
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