County releases five-year plan for tourism

Tribune-Herald file photo Tourists take a selfie in front of Rainbow Falls in 2019 in Hilo.

Visitors walk through a display of crystal butterflies and chocolates in 2019 at Big Island Candies in Hilo.

Visitors see how Halemaumau crater expanded during the 2018 reopening of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. (Hawaii Tribune-Herald/File Photos)

Hawaii County last week released its five-year strategic tourism plan, a guiding document to help ensure responsible tourism that respects the Big Island’s communities and natural and cultural resources.