Tickets are on sale for the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Awards gala, which will be held March 1 on the Great Lawn at Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. 

The winners of the annual tourism industry awards will be announced, with 18 prizes given in six overall categories including accommodations, food and beverage, events, activities, leadership in the industry, and agritourism.

The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Awards are sponsored by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association and AIO Media Group, owner of Hawaii Magazine, to recognize the people, events and endeavors promoting and furthering visitation to the islands. 

The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and includes a cocktail reception, dinner, entertainment and post-meal fireworks.

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