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Hawaii rescinds tourism contract with Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement

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After a back and forth that's been going on for months.. the highly coveted contract that covers Hawaii's tourism marketing to the US mainland has been rescinded once again.

HONOLULU (KITV4) – Hawaii has rescinded the US market brand management contract awarded earlier to the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA).

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Former Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) Director Mike McCartney made the change before noon on Monday just before his term ended. He also canceled the request for proposals for the contract.