Category Archives: Our Thoughts

Where did 33 years go?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This is the final edition of Saturday Briefing for 2016, and, as we have done at year’s end for over three decades, the articles, photos and graphics on the following pages will briefly summarize what … Read More.

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2016 at a glance

BY KATHY FOLEY — A glance back at 2016. Enjoy! Read More.


Pearl Harbor perspectives

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — During the past week, Pearl Harbor was much in the news as people around the world noted that 75 years had passed since Japan’s devastating assault. On television, many channels ran documentaries about the December … Read More.

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Eyewitness to history: 75th anniversary recollections of Pearl Harbor

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This week, some of the few remaining survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor are gathering on Oahu with military and community leaders to commemorate the tragic events that took place 75 years ago. There … Read More.


One of my ‘favorites’

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — I’ve often been asked which of the 37 properties in our Outrigger portfolio is my favorite. My response is always, “Well, what is your favorite ice cream flavor? Vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio? Each is excellent … Read More.

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Change = Opportunity

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — “Change is the only constant in life.” Read More.

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Voting is a privilege and responsibility

BY DR RICHARD KELLEY — As I write this article, many people seem to feel that America’s Election Day, November 8, is still some time off in the future. Wake up! It’s just 10 days from now. Voting has already … Read More.

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Storms vs. travel

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As I sat down to write this week’s message to the Outrigger ‘ohana, our CEO, David Carey, was on a flight from Hong Kong to Seoul, Korea, and then home to Honolulu. He was lucky … Read More.

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Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones: Not ‘if’ but ‘when’

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As I watch TV reports about the damage and loss of life caused by Hurricane Matthew as it passed over Haiti and along the U.S. East Coast just a few days ago, I am reminded … Read More.

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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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