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Introducing Travel Pono

Sustainable Tourism Certification in 2014

"Hawaii Ecotourism Association provides an independent verification system
 to distinguish
industry leaders in sustainable tourism, offers education for those trying
to improve and helps ensure the long-term viability of tourism in Hawai‘i."

Click Here to find Certified Sustainable Tour Operators!

Who are we?

Hawaii Ecotourism Association (HEA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose members include:

  • Ecotour and lodging operators

  • Tour operators and travel agents

  • Community and environmental organizations

  • Travel writers and media experts

  • Government agencies

  • Economic development and non-profit organizations

  • Educational institutions

  • Individuals with an interest in conserving the natural and cultural resources of the Islands of Hawaii.

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Ecotours offered in Hawaii

Whale Watching

Stand Up Paddle 










Outrigger Canoe


Hawaiian Traditions

                                                  Contact HEA

                                                              Find an Ecotour

                                                          Become a Member

                                                   Apply for Certification

                                                       Ecotourism Awards

                                                          Make a Donation





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