The State of the Travel and Newspaper Industry



*** NOTE: LIVESTREAM option is available for those who cannot attend the program in person. Register online before the deadline.***

Gary WarnerSpecial Guest: Gary Warner, Orange County Register

One of the country's last and most respected travel editors, Gary Warner of the Orange County Register will share a national perspective on the ever shifting landscape of the travel and newspaper industry and the role marketing and advertising plays. By attending this program, you'll also get tips on how to better engage with even the busiest journalists.

Gary has been travel editor of Orange County Register since 1994. Under his direction, the Register has been named the best travel section in its circulation category six times. He has traveled to 40 countries and all 50 U.S. states, counting Hawaii as his favorite.


Wednesday, April 17
11:30 a.m. Registration
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Program/Lunch 

Wolfgang's Steakhouse
Royal Hawaiian Center, 3rd Floor
2201 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

NOTE: Please indicate your lunch preference with your RSVP by emailing Options are:

  • Fish and Chips
  • Mahimahi Sandwich with fries and onion rings
  • Prime Sirloin Burger with fries and onion rings
  • Chop Salad

For those who cannot attend, you can watch a live stream of the program for a nominal fee. Click here to RSVP for the live stream option.


Parking is available in the Royal Hawaiian Center garage. First hour is free with restaurant validation. Up to three additional hours for $1.00 per hour.

COST (In person program, includes lunch):

  • PRSA Hawaii Members $25
  • PRSA National Members $30
  • General Admission $40
  • PRSSA Student Members $20
COST (Live stream): 
  • General $10
  • Neighbor Island PRSA Members - Free 

Click here to RSVP by credit card or email to pay at the door with cash or check. Payment can be made at the door on the day of the event or mailed in advance to:

PRSA Hawaii
P.O. Box 3566
Honolulu, HI 96811

Due to the increased cost of doing business, reservations made via credit card will be assessed a nominal processing fee.

Advance registration will close at 12 p.m. on the day prior to the event. After that, a $5 walk-in fee will apply. Due to out-of-pocket expenses incurred, there is a $5 cancellation fee for reservations made via credit card; no refunds will be issued for cancellations received after the deadline; and no-shows will be invoiced.

Please contact Program Co-Chairs Shauna Goya or Erin Kealoha Fale at for further questions.

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