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Overtourism Hawaii: Economist Paul H. Brewbaker speaks out

Overtourism Hawaii: Economist Paul H. Brewbaker speaks out

Many think Hawaii is overexposed by Tourism, and the Hawaii Tourism Authority should not be the agency to resolve this.

Paul Brewbaker wrote to eTurboNews. Here is a transcript of his letter:

The negative externalities – in economics, unintended, uncompensated costs of one economic activity on another–associated with excessive recreational and other natural resource uses (and perhaps arguably a consequence of tourism-induced host cultural dilution, about which I have nothing to say), including ocean recreational resources, inland trails and natural areas, and more abstractly the nexus between upland watershed, forest resources, and coastal and marine resources, alterations to one of which may affect the others, as well as with existing transportation infrastructure bandwidth, are not uniquely associated with tourism.

Read the full article at hawaiinews.online.