It has been only a month since the elections, and subjects such as domestic partnership, use of marijuana for medical purposes, and euthanasia-topics that were practically taboo during the campaign-are suddenly being discussed by some politicians and given the same … Read More.
Yearly Archives: 1998
A week ago, Governor Cayetano announced the appointments to the board of the newly-created Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), which will oversee the allocation of more than $55 million in funds from the Transient Accommodations Tax. Outrigger’s David Carey is one … Read More.
The Best Western Outrigger Waikiki Tower recently completed the Best Western Global Property inspection and did extremely well by scoring 963 out of 1000 points. Areas of inspection were primarily condition and cleanliness of guest rooms and public areas. Our … Read More.
What is the largest visitor event held regularly in Hawaii?a),National Association of Realtors conventionb),The American Legion meeting c) ,The Lions International gathering d) ,None of the above The answer is “None of the above.” The largest visitor event held regularly … Read More.
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Ho’omaopopo (recognition) luncheon honoring Outrigger’s Alaka’i (leaders), employees who have worked all year to perfect their hospitality skills. It was a heartwarming experience to see so many people involved and focused … Read More.
In 1983, the Air Force Hawaii First Sergeant’s Association established an awards program to recognize individuals who have performed above and beyond the call in support of First Sergeants and their mission. This award is not presented quarterly, or annually … Read More.
The first Outrigger Hotels Cuisines of the Pacific took place October 29 – 31 on the grounds of Kapiolani Community College. This was Outrigger’s initial attempt to showcase the company’s Pacific expansion to Hawaii residents and visitors. At the same … Read More.
Recently there were two contiguous stories in the New York Times Travel Section, the most influential and widely-read travel publication in the United States. The first story chronicles Hawaii’s woes as being too expensive and too rundown for today’s visitors. … Read More.