Hotel occupancy remains down amid pandemic

  • Big Island hotel occupancy rates in January were far below those from last year as could be expected amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photos by Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A guest checks in King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on Tuesday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A guest checks in King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on Tuesday.

Big Island hotel occupancy rates in January were far below those from last year, as could be expected amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.