With a resolute focus structured on Safety, Health, Professionalism and Economic Stability, Hawaiʻi Events Coalition serves the well-being of the businesses and individuals who make up the LIVE EVENTS INDUSTRY throughout the State of Hawaiʻi.

Recent News

Oahu Events Industry Disputes Extending Ban on Events

Latest Extension by Mayor Blangiardi Does Not Consider Data Proving Professionally Managed Events are Safe Honolulu - The Oʻahu events industry is disappointed in the City and County of Honolulu’s newest extension to suspend professionally managed events, which was...

Support The Music Act Amendment!

Hawai’i Events Coalition asks for your support of The Music Act Amendment! Music Act (Music Under Severe Income Crisis) As the Senate still may vote tomorrow on the infrastructure bill, we are asking you to please act NOW. We must get The Music Act Amendment passed...

Airport Testing Extended to August 14!

With increasing daily infection counts rising, the City & County of Honolulu is electing to extend its PCR testing at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to August 14 to "make sure this service remains accessible to O‘ahu residents..." The program will be...

CDC on Delta variant, social gatherings and masks

In an effort to keep our membership apprised of the most recent COVID-19 news and its possible impact on our Live Events industry, Hawaiʻi Events Coalition has gone through roughly 50 federal and health organization emails and numerous world media sites to encapsulate...

J&J Vax Locations

As the Delta Variant becomes a more prevalent and potentially more deadly form of COVID-19, getting the vax becomes an imperative. A deep analysis of data by the Associated Press report that COVID-19 deaths now factor into the unvaccinated population almost...

State needs more Rent & Utility Relief applicants

Millions of dollars of Rent & Utility Relief funds are still in the coffers of Hawaiʻi's counties, causing concern that not everyone who is eligible has applied. With the Federal moratorium on evictions ending this month and the State's moratorium on evictions...

EU rolls out a vax passport. Why aren’t we?

Today's BBC News reports that a European vaccination passport is being rolled out in several countries. As the article states: "It's available in, and recognised by, all 27 EU member states - plus Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein. "It's free - and all EU...

Behind on Rent? Read this!

As reported by the Associated Press and Honolulu Star-Advertiser today, June 28th, the federal freeze on most evictions is set to expire July 31st. Tenant advocates are agitating for extensions to the deadline due to the slow distribution of relief funds from the...

Governor Ige To Relax Rules

In a press conference today, Hawaiʻi`s Governor David Ige announced the relaxation of travel and gathering rules beginning July 8th, based on the projected vaccination penetration of 60% of residents statewide.

The bullet points are these…