WesternizationThe increasing connection among countries and the globalization of business donot mean that cultural differences are disappearing or even decreasing. As economic borders collapse, it is possible for cultural barriers to grow. When individuals from differing cultures interact, many similarities may emerge, but many differences also may be amplified.Tourisms Negative ImpactWhile the few local elites and transnational corporations are the primary beneficiaries of a dominant tourism industry, Native Hawaiians continue to be the poorest, sickest and least educated of all people in Hawaii. When one looks at the social and economic indicators of well-being, the conclusion is clear.