Category Archives: Weekly Lead Article

Learning and sharing The Outrigger Way

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY AND PILA HANSON – A‘o, “Learn and Share,” one of the eight values in Ke ‘Ano Wa‘a, The Outrigger Way, inspires us to create opportunities for learning and empowerment. At Outrigger, we are dedicated not only to … Read More.

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Mildred Courtney nears retirement

BY RICHARD KELLEY — This past Wednesday, August 12, was Mildred Courtney Day in the City & County of Honolulu. The proclamation signed by Mayor Kirk Caldwell was just one of the special recognitions that Mildred Courtney received this week … Read More.


Hurricane season Hawai‘i

BY RICHARD KELLEY — This week, Hawai‘i was blessed again as Hurricane Guillermo weakened to a tropical storm, kept on a northerly course and brushed past our island chain without causing significant damage. Read More.


“We’ve come a long way, Baby!”

BY RICHARD KELLEY — This week, Outrigger Resorts announced that it is providing support and assistance for a test voyage of two seafaring proas (canoes) that will travel around the island of Guam in preparation for the Festival of the … Read More.

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Hawaii in middle of four historic events

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Hawaii may be but a speck on the world globe, but this month it has played a significant part in four memorable events that give us a simultaneous glimpse into the past, the present and … Read More.

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Headline entertainment returning to Waikiki

BY RICHARD KELLEY — I was delighted when Outrigger Resorts recently announced a partnership with the iconic Blue Note Entertainment Group to bring world-class music performances to the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. The Main Showroom at the Resort will undergo … Read More.

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Independence Day 2015 – Let Freedom Ring

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Yesterday, many Americans had a day off work and began a three-day weekend as the nation celebrates Independence Day, the birthday of United States. Families and friends traditionally gather for beer, hot dogs, ice cream … Read More.

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Chuck Shishido retires

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This week, Chuck Shishido felt he had hit the jackpot, surprised by a gathering of many co-workers to celebrate his 42+ years with Outrigger. The OHANA Waikiki East Hotel was the scene of a luncheon … Read More.

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Helping restore Waikiki’s Hawaiian music tradition

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Music and rhythm are essential elements of Pacific island culture, particularly in Hawaii. This is why I have been so pleased to watch the success of the Kani Ka Pila Grille at Outrigger Reef Waikiki … Read More.

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