Hotels bring in more money in September compared to pre-pandemic
Hawaiʻi hotels may not be as full as they were before the pandemic, but they are charging higher prices and bringing in more money.
Hotels across the state were 73.5% full in September, down 5.5% compared to the same month in 2019.
But average daily room rates last month were up to $337.33 — an increase of 37.1% from $246.
Revenue per available room, or RevPAR, was $247.86 — up 27.6% from September 2019's RevPAR of $194.20.
Maui County hotel rooms cost the most, with properties costing an average of $535.82 per room.
Oʻahu hotels were the most full, reporting 77% occupancy.