Category Archives: Community

Will the groundhog see his shadow?

BY PILA HANSON — When February begins and according to legend, if the groundhog sees his shadow, winter will continue for six more weeks. Since 1996, however, the beginning of February marks National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, a joint effort … Read More.


Fiji fundraiser gives kids a chance

BY DONNA PARKIN — A new carpentry workshop at Sigatoka Special School funded by an Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort walkathon will help students pursue their vocational dreams. The workshop was opened by Regional Education Officer Setareki Rika who said the … Read More.

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Construction continues at Conua

BY DONNA PARKIN — Construction will soon begin on two new classrooms at the Conua School in Fiji’s Sigatoka Valley as part of a direct-action volunteer tourism initiative by Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort. Read More.

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Cheers to Maui Brewing Co.

BY MONICA SALTER — With much excitement – Maui Brewing Co. opened its doors to the public this past week. The debut O‘ahu restaurant is located on the second floor of Holiday Inn Resort® Waikiki Beachcomber overlooking bustling Kalakaua Avenue. Read More.

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MAD warriors armed with purpose

BY SHERYL TSUGAWA — Saturday, Jan. 28, members of the Embassy Suites by Hilton™-Waikiki Beach Walk® (ESH) Make A Difference committee joined with the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association in a Kapiolani Park beautification project. Read More.

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Outrigger ‘Brands Phuket’

BY MARK SIMMONS – In Thailand, Outrigger is proud to be one of the founding members of the newly launched Phuket Hotels Association (PHA), which unveiled its branding at the Thailand Tourism Forum in Bangkok Jan 23. The forum was attended … Read More.

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Outrigger saves Humuhumu and friends

BY LAUREN HAAVIK – According to statistics, every hour, nearly 250,000 plastic bottles are dumped in landfills. The average time for plastic bottles to decompose is around 700 years.  Read More.

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Look for the leaf at Outrigger Reef

BY KATHY FOLEY – Congratulations to Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort (ORF) for being recognized as a TripAdvisor GreenLeader! Read More.

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Outrigger Guam Beach Resort kicks cancer

BY CLARISSA SACIA — Outrigger Guam Beach Resort (OGM) has been a supporter of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and Relay for Life, through its Guam chapter, for many years. OGM has sponsored the charity’s kick-off meeting at the start … Read More.

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Outrigger sponsors Sony Open in Hawaii®

BY KATHY HANSBERRY — Each January, the sun, sand and surf call as Sony Open in Hawaii® tees off at Waialae Country Club on Oahu. It’s the perfect time of year to plan an escape from Old Man Winter’s wrath … Read More.

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