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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.