Rosy U.S. travel forecast excludes Hawai‘i

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Travelers are seen near the curbside at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

HONOLULU — U.S. Transportation Security Administration officials say they are preparing for the highest passenger volumes ever seen at airport security checkpoints nationwide during the peak summer travel season, which begins Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day.