Hawaii attracts approximately 10 million tourists yearly. Overtourism is one consequence of this visitor inflow.
By Romit Kemprai 26 June, 2023
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The environment can suffer the consequences of tourists' littering and pollution.
The demands of tourists may force natives to change their customs and traditions, which might result in a loss of cultural identity.
According to Crvil Beat, the large number of tourists has put pressure on the state's infrastructure, which has led to more traffic jams in Honolulu.
There is no simple solution to overtourism. However, Hawai'i's overtourism can be managed in several ways, including
Permits or reservations might limit tourists in particular regions.
Eco-tourism and off-the-beaten-path sites can help tourists experience Hawai'i in a more sustainable way.
Leave no trace and educate yourself about Hawaiian history and customs to show respect for the local people and their land.
Eat at local places, shop at local stores, and stay in local accommodations.