Native Hawaiian culture is at the heart of our islands’ uniqueness. There has been a renaissance of the Hawaiian language and culture since the late 70’s. Hawaiian practitioners are increasingly visible in the visitor industry. HTA supports programs that perpetuate and recognise the uniqueness and integrity of the Hawaiian culture and community and their significance in differentiating the Hawaiian Islands through unique and genuine visitor experiences.
There are famous places in Oahu island. Northshore is the mecca for surfers, famous Waikiki beach and Honolulu. In Hawaii island you can see Kilauea volcano,one of the world’s most active volcanos. In Maui, you can enjoy wonderful nature such as the seaside streets of Lahaina and the wonderful beaches of Kaanapali. In Kauai you can enjoy kayaking on the Wailua river or admire the magnificent views of the Waimea Canyon. Lanai island is home to Keahjakavero, the garden of the gods, the iconic Pu’u Pepe(sweet heart rock), and great golf courses for golfers. Molokai island is full of unspoiled nature and there is also the Harawa Valley, which is said to be the birthplace of hula.
＊The population of Hawaii has increased by 5.2% from 1,36 million over the past 20 years to 1.42 million. By 2035, it is expected to increase to nearly 1.6 million people, and the average age is 38.5 years.＊Economic Indicator. Real GDP growth 3.1%, Nominal GDP 91,489 million USD, Unemployment 2.5%＊The average orice of a house in Hawaii has increased by 4.64% per year for single-family homes and 4.62% per year for condominiums over the past 34 years.The real estate price has fallen by about 10% since the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in 2008, but since then it has steadily increased, and the current average price is about $99,000 for a single house and about $500,000 for a condominium.＊Real estate-related tax・Property tax(Holding)・GE tax, TA tax(Renting out)・Capital gains tax, Conveyance tax, HARPTA, General excise tax(Sell)・Gift tax(Giving)・Inheritance tax(Inheriting), There are merits such as being able to use the deferred system of capital gain for both corporations and individuals, depreciation, and accounting for expenses.＊May vary due to regional and tax changes.