Tourism Support

Tourism Strategic Plan:  The Office of Economic Development-Tourism manages the updates and action teams of the Kauai Tourism Strategic Plan along with the Kauai Visitors Bureau and the Visitor Industry.  See below.

Kauai Visitors Bureau:  This office works closely with the Kauai Visitors Bureau to support marketing of Kauai as a destination.

Product Enrichment Programs:  Programs having to do with supporting Kauai as a prime destination. This includes diversifying what we offer as a visitor destination, mitigating problems common to tourism destinations as well as ones unique to Kauai.  Strengthening the Hawaiian Culture and protecting Natural Resources remains a priority for the Visitor Industry and this office.

Ambassador of Aloha Promotional Material Program: This program provides local Kauai residents with a limited amount of promotional items to take with them to the mainland to promote Kauai as a visitor destination. One request per team or event.   Items include Kauai Loves You buttons, stickers and post it notes as well as other items.  Please call for a form to request items.  241-4946 or email:  msugai@kauai.gov

Greetings Program:  Hawaiian Music is provided at the airport at varying days and times as well as at the Harbor for cruise ship greetings.  Harbor funding is through an agreement from the Hawaii Tourism Authority.


Documents

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Proclamation for Niihau LanguageMelissia Sugai 4/26/2016258.69 KBDownload

KAUAI TOURISM STRATEGIC PLAN

The County of Kaua'i, in partnership with the Hawai'i Tourism Authority, the visitor industry and the community at large, has adopted its Tourism Strategic Plan. We invite you to look at the TSP and the Action Plans that support a three-year implementation effort. Please note that the Action Plans are "living" documents that will be revised and updated as progress on the Plan is made.

Grant Opportunities

Yearly (as funds are available) the County manages the County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP).  Approximately $120,000 a year of General Fund money is used to support programs that enrich the Kauai Visitor Product, Hawaiian Culture and Natural Resources projects.  Projects are typically solicited each Summer for the following calendar year.  .  Please call for any further information needed. 241-4952.

http://www.kauaifestivals.com

Documents

 TitleOwnerCategoryModified DateSize 
Proclamation for Niihau LanguageMelissia Sugai 4/26/2016258.69 KBDownload