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Aqua-Aston recognizes Nainoa Thompson in #ShareTheAloha campaign

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With a 70-year legacy in Hawaii, Aqua-Aston Hospitality is raising public awareness about the importance of environmental stewardship and responsible tourism in protecting our island home. The company’s #ShareTheAloha campaign recognizes community leaders who are making a positive impact. HI Now host Kanoe Gibson sat down with Nainoa Thompson, the president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, to talk about the Mālama Honua voyage and what it meant for Hawaii.

About Aqua-Aston Hospitality #ShareTheAloha Campaign:

Aqua-Aston Hospitality has been in the business of sharing aloha since 1948 and is celebrating its 70th anniversary. In honor of the milestone, the hospitality company is celebrating responsible tourism in Hawaii and the small acts of aloha everyone can do to help protect and preserve our islands. Aqua-Aston hopes to do this by celebrating Hawaii’s host culture, supporting initiatives that embrace tolerance, equality and diversity, and being environmental stewards.

Everyone can participate in the #ShareTheAloha campaign by bestowing random acts of aloha to others in your life and by making positive choices that help protect the environment. For example, we can all #ShareTheAloha by volunteering, cleaning up the beach, saying no to single use plastic, or choosing reef-safe sunscreen. You can also support local businesses, or just be kind to one another.

Aqua-Aston is making it easy to get started and #ShareTheAloha with its special A-List package, which includes an eco-friendly celebration gift. The gift includes a handmade Jana Lam bag, a tin of reef-safe sunscreen, and a stainless steel straw complete with a cleaning brush. Guests who book the package will also receive a 15% discount on rooms and a free upgrade.

If you have your own aloha experience, share it by tagging #ShareTheAloha. If you know someone who lives aloha, you can also share their story and they could win an Orlando trip for two on Alaska Airlines and five night accommodations at an Aqua-Aston Hospitality resort in Orlando.

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