Occupancy gains boosted Hawaii’s hotel room revenue to $2.55bn in 2010, a rise of 8.7% from 2009’s figure.

Occupancy increased 5.9% across the state to 70.7% compared with 64.8% in 2009, with all classes of hotels reporting gains.

Oahu recorded the highest average occupancy of 78.2%, Maui 68.1%, Kauai 59.2% and Big Island 56.4%.

Hawaii’s average daily rate fell 1.6% during the year to $174.33 while Maui hotels recorded the highest ADR at $226.07.

The state’s 2010 revenue per available room increased by 7.4% to $123.25.