Category Archives: Community

Duke’s OceanFest 2016: Waikīkī’s premier ocean sports festival

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — For much of the past two weeks, Outrigger was again proud to be a lead sponsor of Duke’s OceanFest, held every August in honor of the legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, the greatest waterman who ever … Read More.

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Rainbow Warriors and Golden Bears kick off in Sydney

BY DONNA PARKIN — American football came to Sydney with the arrival of the University of Hawaii (UH) Rainbow Warriors and the University of California Golden Bears for the opening game of the 2016 NCAA College Football Championships. Andrew Gee, … Read More.

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Outrigger honored with Hawaii Green Business Awards

BY LAUREN HAAVIK  — In step with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress arriving in Oahu this week, the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association (HLTA) spotlighted Waikiki hotels and resorts for exceptional environmental stewardship. Read More.

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GCC Helps Homeless Pets

BY KELLY SMALLWOOD — As part of Caring For Our Place, the Global Contact Center (GCC) recently took time out to volunteer at a The Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL), the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the Rocky Mountain … Read More.

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New International Market Place – Queen Emma’s Gift to Hawaii

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY –Warmest congratulations to the International Market Place, our neighbor (across the street from the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort), on its grand reopening this past Thursday after more than two and a half years of top-to-bottom redevelopment, … Read More.

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KKPG Talent Search winners, Puuloa

BY LUANA MATILAND — The 8th Annual Kani Ka Pila Grille Talent Search Contest took place at the “Made in Hawaii Festival” last weekend. The 2015 winner, “The Waimanalo Sunset Band,” was there to kick-off the festivities and to share … Read More.

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One person’s trash is another person’s treasure!

BY SIRIKARN AUD-NHUNPHAN — At Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort we value being a voluntary giver to our local community. Read More.

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Outrigger promotes public health

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — Around the world, the hospitality industry is known for providing safe, well-paying jobs.  But did you know that Outrigger and other hotel companies also play a significant role in promoting public health?Not only does Outrigger … Read More.

Outrigger shines as Diamond Corporate Sponsor of University of Hawai‘i Athletics

BY MONICA SALTER — Outrigger Hotels and Resorts announced that it has signed on to expand and extend its partnership with the University of Hawai’i Athletics program at the top level through 2018. As a Diamond Corporate Sponsor, Outrigger will … Read More.

Outrigger Summer Internship Program

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — Outrigger has been providing summer employment to young adults for several generations. Over the years, this tradition of informal summer work has evolved into a top-notch internship program that gives its lucky student participants invaluable … Read More.

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