For the first six months of this year, Hawaii's tourism industry continues to be a disappointment.
According to PKF Hawaii's hotel occupancy report for June, fewer tourists were filling up hotel rooms statewide despite slight increases at neighbor island properties.
Compared to the same time last year, hotel occupancy dropped 7.57 percent, down from 80.47 percent. Occupancy in Waikiki was down 9.23 percent from last year's high of 84.48 percent.
Hotels on Maui and Molokai posted increases in June. Properties in Kaanapali, Maui, saw a slight increase to 82.18 percent, up from 81.57 percent last year. Molokai posted an increase to 38.15 percent, up …