HONOLULU--With the erosion in Asian markets, Hawaii's visitor
arrivals continued to drag in July, despite an increase in mainland
The state had 626,580 visitors for the month, 1.1% less than in
July last year. July mainland visitors, totaling 338,370, increased
8.1%; those arriving eastbound from Asia and the Pacific dropped
9.9%, to 237,400.
For the first seven months, arrivals totaled 3.97 million, down
0.9% from the period last year, with mainland visitors up 5.3% and
eastbound visitors down 8.5%.