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Allegiant Air and Oahu Visitors Bureau Announce Friday, August 16
"LA Hawaiian Shirt Day"
Local businesses Offer Special Discounts to Those in Hawaiian Shirts
Enter to Win a Trip to Honolulu, HI by Posting Aloha Spirit
(LOS ANGELES; August 12, 2013) In honor of Hawaii Statehood Day, Allegiant Air and the Oahu Visitors Bureau name Friday, August 16 as the first annual Los Angeles Hawaiian Shirt Day. Angelenos are encouraged to come together to celebrate the day Hawaii became a state by wearing Hawaiian shirts and showing their Aloha spirit. In celebration of the new holiday, Allegiant Air is holding a weeklong sweepstakes to win a trip for two to Honolulu, HI. Local businesses are also offering specials and discounts to those who show up in Hawaiian shirts.
Allegiant Air is holding a sweepstakes on the official LA Hawaiian Shirt Day Facebook page, located at www.facebook.com/
"With the recent launch of our service from LAX to Honolulu, we make it easier and more affordable for residents to travel to Hawaii," said Allegiant spokesperson, Jessica Wheeler. "LA Hawaiian Shirt Day is a fun way to celebrate the spirit of Aloha around the LA area."
Allegiant Air's new flight service and the 54th anniversary of Hawaii's statehood, brings the first annual LA Hawaiian Shirt Day on August 16. Brian’s Shave Ice (https://www.facebook.com/
Allegiant recently launched its non-stop service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu International Airport (HNL), which will operate twice weekly starting in October. With perfect weather year-round, six unique islands, and some of the most breathtaking views in the world, Hawaii is a vacationer's dream.
Local businesses are welcome to participate in the day's festivities and offer specials to those showing Hawaiian spirit. To participate, contact email@example.com and post the special on www.facebook.com/
About Allegiant Air
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets. All can be purchased through the company website, allegiant.com. The company has been named one of America's 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for four consecutive years. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://
About Oahu Visitors Bureau
The O'ahu Visitors Bureau (OVB) is the O'ahu island chapter of the Hawai'i Visitors & Convention Bureau. The OVB is the tourism marketing entity for the island of O'ahu responsible for marketing and promoting the island of O'ahu as an appealing Hawaiian island destination along with the other Hawaiian Island brands and the Hawaii brand to a global travel audience. The OVB mission is to create sustainable, diversified global demand for travel to O'ahu, to support travel partners that contribute to the economic growth of the island, and to ensure O'ahu, Hawai'i is promoted with respect to the host Hawaiian culture, the people of Hawai'i and to the island's natural resources. For more information: