Hawaiian Hospitality Group Becomes a Member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association

Jun 23, 2010, 08:30 ET from Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc.

HALEIWA, Hawaii, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HHGI), a growing provider of sustainable land use solutions and event services, has expanded their commitment to ecotourism by becoming a member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association. Hawaiian Hospitality Group's plan is to broaden their current event service operation and to expand their sustainable destination property utilization by increasing visibility nationally and internationally.

Hawaiian Hospitality Group has become a member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association, a portal to Hawaii's ecotourism, linking nearly 100 members that offer adventures, accommodations and eco-tours to visitors seeking activities and exposure to Hawaii's unique culture. Hawaii Ecotourism Association promotes ecological sustainability throughout the Hawaiian Islands by diversifying Hawaii's travel industry, using an educational resource network and enhancing visitor experiences through low-impact tours that are environmentally and culturally sensitive.

Renee Leong, President, commented: "Hawaiian Hospitality Group's corporate goal is to prevent the degradation of the ecosystem and to improve the environmental quality while developing sustainable eco-tourism projects utilizing green construction, employing internal environmental audits and ensuring resource conservation. Hawaii Ecotourism Association membership will increase Hawaiian Hospitality Groups exposure to potential travelers and local enthusiast, provide resources to improve the viability and profitability of our operations and strengthen our commitment to sustainable living."

The Hawaiian Islands has approximately two million acres of undeveloped public and private coastline available for revitalization.  Hawaiian Hospitality Group partners with private developers and works with state and federal government entities to create and operate eco-friendly for-profit projects. The result of the company's negotiation is the design of unique recreational sites that stimulates economic activity through allocation of equitable resources while maintaining ecological standards that fulfill government preservation mandates.  

About Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc. (HHGI.PK)

Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc. is a growing provider of sustainable land use solutions and event services. The company draws on environmental engineering expertise to identify, design, develop and operate destination sites that provide environmental and commercial revitalization for Hawaii's coastal properties. Hawaiian Hospitality Group employs innovative approaches to land use that generate profitable enterprises while restoring and preserving the beauty and natural resources of the Hawaiian Islands. The company generates revenue from venue fees, catering services, wedding planning and other services on the destination sites it develops, maximizing value while minimizing the ecological footprint of its operations.

This Press Release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. HHGI has tried, whenever possible, to identify these forward-looking statements using words such as "anticipates", "believes", "estimates", "expects", "plans", "intends", "potential" and similar expressions. These statements reflect HHGI's current beliefs and are based upon information currently available to it.

Accordingly, such forward looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause the HHGI's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such statements. HHGI undertakes no obligation to update or advise in the event of any change, addition or alteration to the information catered in this Press Release including such forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc.