The Hawaiian word “pono” translates to mean “righteousness” or “to do what is right”. Pono Travelers seek to travel sustainably and in a manner that respects the environment and culture of Hawaii.
What Pono Travelers Do
Pono Travelers are HEA members that participate in the recertification process of Certified Sustainable Tour Operators. Pono Travelers conduct evaluations of tour operators and provide constructive feedback from the perspective of a sustainably-minded traveler. They evaluate tours for authenticity, quality of program and information, safety, & enjoyableness.