HTA president warns against adding extra fees for tourists

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Stanley Hendley, left, and Stephanie Pilichowsai read about Akaka Falls while visiting the waterfall on Oct. 11 in Honomu. Hendley and Pilichowsai were visiting the Big Island from Philadelphia.

Lawmakers should be cautious about imposing additional fees on tourists visiting Hawaii, a state tourism official said Friday.