Average daily room rates (ADR) improved 7.2% year over year at hotels across the Hawaiian Islands during the week ending Sept. 20, climbing to $226.35 over the seven-day period.

Statewide occupancy inched up 1 percentage point over the same week last year to 80.3%, according to a weekly report by Hospitality Advisors and STR.

Occupancy improved on each of the major islands except Kauai, where the metric slipped 2.3%, to 73.7%.

Room rates were most expensive on Maui at $254.72 a day, up 6% over the same week in 2013.

Hawaii’s statewide occupancy was nearly 10 points higher than the national average during the week, and the Aloha State’s ADR was $106 above the U.S. average.
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