Hawaii hotels broke the state’s all-time total room-revenue record for October, generating an 11.6% increase in earnings year over year, for a total of $249.7 million.

Statewide hotel occupancy climbed 2.1 percentage points, to 74.5% in October, while average daily room rates rose 7.7%, to $189.73 across the islands, according to a Dec. 17 report by Hospitality Advisors and Smith Travel Research.

Hawaii’s statewide revenue per available room (RevPAR) jumped 10.8%, to an average of $141.35 a night.

Maui posted the highest average daily rate, at $217.17, and RevPAR, at $150.13, during October. Oahu enjoyed the state’s best occupancy average, at 82%.

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