Category Archives: Weekly Lead Article

Founders and partners

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — During the past week, as we celebrated the lives of our company’s founders, Roy and Estelle Kelley, the word partners kept coming to my mind. One of the reasons my parents were so successful was … Read More.

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David Carey honored with Pineapple Award

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY – Last Thursday, David Carey, Outrigger president and CEO, was honored with the first-ever Pineapple Award for Leadership in Hospitality Management, one of several categories in a new Pacific Business News awards program recognizing business excellence and … Read More.

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Outrigger housekeepers are top-notch!

BY PAUL RICHARDSON — As Dr. Richard Kelley highlighted in last week’s Saturday Briefing, each September we set aside one week, this year Sept. 11-17, to honor and focus our attention on the professional housekeepers working at Outrigger properties worldwide … Read More.


Saluting our Olympic-class Housekeepers

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Over the next two weeks, at Outrigger hotels and its affiliates, we are celebrating an extended International Housekeepers Week and honoring our Housekeepers around the Pacific and Indian oceans. We proudly recognize our Housekeeping staff … Read More.


Remembering 9/11

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Tomorrow is the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, using three hijacked airliners, on New York City and the Pentagon, just outside Washington, D.C. A fourth airliner that crashed in a Pennsylvania field after passengers … Read More.

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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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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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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 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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Menus and memories

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — While on vacation in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains this past week, I received a surprise gift – a 60-year-old dinner menu from Matson Navigation’s deluxe passenger liner SS Lurline. The menu’s cover had a beautiful, colorful … Read More.

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