Celebrity Cruises pulls Hawaii ad after flap

10/2/2006 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Many native Hawaiians said they were insulted by an advertisement for Celebrity Cruises that depicted King Kamehameha's statue holding a glass of champagne, claiming the image was "inappropriate." "We are terribly sorry that we have offended anyone," said Lynn Martenstein, spokeswoman for Celebrity Cruises. The Hawaii Tourism Authority says it plans to help better educate businesses about Hawaiian issues.

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