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Hawaiian Hospitality Group Becomes a Member of The International Ecotourism Society

01/06/2010 17:35

Haleiwa, Hawaii (PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HHGI), a growing provider of sustainable land use solutions and event services, announces its membership with The International Ecotourism Society ("TIES"). Hawaiian Hospitality Group growth strategy is to identify opportunities and acquire services that increase revenue for Loulu Palms, its first sustainable destination property, and to apply their current business model to expand its success to other properties and development prospects.


Hawaiian Hospitality Group has become a member of TIES, whose mission is to promote responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of the local people. TIES is the oldest and largest international ecotourism association, with members in more than ninety (90) countries, enabling members to utilize global sources of knowledge to create an international network of individuals and institutions in the tourism industry.

Renee Leong, President, commented: "Hawaiian Hospitality Group's partnership with TIES will increase our visibility internationally and provide advertising opportunities through TIES' global network. Participation in consumer-targeted initiatives and promotion to travel members will highlight Hawaiian Hospitality Group's work in sustainable tourism and demonstrate our commitment to being an industry leader as an eco-friendly destination."

The Hawaiian Islands has approximately two million acres of undeveloped public and private coastline available for revitalization. Hawaiian Hospitality Group is seeking to partner with private developers and work with state and federal government entities to create and operate additional eco-friendly for-profit projects. The Company's goal is to design unique recreational sites that stimulate 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.

CONTACT: Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc., Investor Relations,

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