Category Archives: Weekly Lead Article

Pokemon Go: Can a game fad make sense – or dollars – for business?

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — Pokemon Go, a GPS-enabled augmented reality game “app” (software application) has hit the streets and generated an enthusiastic response. Read More.

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Outrigger Resorts wins Best Hotel/Resort Group at AFTA National Travel Industry Awards

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This week I was thrilled and proud to learn that Outrigger Resorts was named Best Hotel/Resort Group at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents’ (AFTA) National Travel Industry Awards for Excellence in a competitive field … Read More.

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Golden Minutes

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — We are in the middle of the summer travel season in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter season in the southern half of Planet Earth. Worldwide, millions of people are on the move seeking new … Read More.

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Aloha, RIMPAC!

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — RIMPAC, the Rim of the Pacific Exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Fleet, is the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise. This year’s RIMPAC, scheduled to run from June 30 through Aug. 4 in and around … Read More.

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Independence Day 2016 — Let Freedom Ring

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — On Monday, the Fourth of July, many Americans will have a day off from work. The holiday, Independence Day, celebrates our nation’s birthday, and families and friends traditionally gather for beer, hot dogs, ice cream, … Read More.

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Outrigger joins the community to raise the reef

BY BITSY KELLEY — In conjunction with the 13th Annual International Coral Reef Symposium, the public was invited to hear from environmental and business leaders about successful coral reef research, as well as current and future conservation efforts in Hawai‘i … Read More.

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Remembering Jimmy Borges

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Hawaii – and the world – lost a wonderful person on May 30, when entertainer Jimmy Borges passed away at age 80 after a long battle with cancer. Jimmy and I had been friends and … Read More.


Hokulea makes history as she sails into New York City

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — After sailing 26,000 nautical miles across five oceans with port calls in 27 countries, the Hokulea sailed into New York City’s North Cove Marina on the Hudson River last Sunday, June 5, under a heavy … Read More.

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Castaway Island, Fiji Resort reopened

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As promised, our Castaway Island, Fiji Resort reopened on Wednesday, June 1! Read More.

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Memorial Day 2016

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY – On Monday, the United States will observe Memorial Day. For some, this will be a day of solemn prayer, reflection and mourning for the nearly 2 million men and women who have given their lives for … Read More.

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