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Olympian gives Castaway Island Hosts some “golden” swimming tips

BY DONNA PARKIN — Three time gold medal Olympian Shane Gould and husband Milt Nelms, who coached Australian Olympian Ian Thorpe, gave Castaway Island, Fiji hosts some potentially life-saving swimming lessons in the pool and ocean during two recent visits … Read More.

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Job swap, a day at the front desk…

BY KATHY HANSBERRY — Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk in someone else’s shoes for a day or even a few hours? Last week, I was fortunate to do just that when I shadowed the … Read More.

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Cuba reawakening

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Nearly seven decades ago, with the global destruction from World War II having ended and the world having started on a path to reconstruction, Roy and Estelle Kelley saw the possibility that Travel & Tourism … Read More.

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On location

BY KATHY FOLEY — Opportunities to learn and grow abound at Outrigger and I had one such opportunity to shadow Lei Naito, guest services representative, at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort last week. Read More.

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Sunshine Beach Nippers

BY NIEL MASON — Nippers is a junior program that introduces children ages 5 to 13 to surf lifesaving. It is a fun outdoors activity that grows a child’s confidence, teaches valuable life skills and knowledge. Every surf life saving … Read More.

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Outrigger University’s newest Management Fundamentals Program graduates

BY PILA HANSON AND KAIPO HO — Last week, 18 Outrigger leaders from various properties on Oahu and Maui spent three full days learning and practicing the skills necessary to be a successful Outrigger supervisor. Read More.

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Congratulations, Graduates!

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — For my family and, no doubt, for many other members of our ‘ohana, June has been particularly busy because of a number of school graduations to celebrate. There are ceremonies and parties to attend, funny-looking … Read More.

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Tiny Tots Visit FOR

BY TALEI TORA — Outrigger on the Lagoon – Fiji (FOR) General Manager Peter Hopgood was chief guest at the Korolevu-i-wai Kindergarten at Tagaqe District School on 24th Sept. to mark the start of National Kindergarten Week. The event also … Read More.

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Innovations and Revolutions in Education

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Very recently, I had the opportunity to attend a seminar and presentation by Salman “Sal” Kahn, a 35-year old Bangladeshi-American who, almost singlehandedly, is turning the world of education upside down. By creating new concepts … Read More.

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Alfred Preis 2011 Honoree: Jean Rolles

By Kevin Takemori, Hawai‘i Arts Alliance On Friday, January 6, 2012, Hawai‘i Arts Alliance celebrated Jean Rolles with the prestigious Alfred Preis Honor for her lifetime commitment and support for the arts and arts education in Hawai‘i. Read More.

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