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Pacific Harmony

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Under the banner “Pacific Harmony,” the 22nd Honolulu Festival reflects the Honolulu Festival Foundation’s vision of sharing the cultures of the Pacific with the people of Hawai‘i and visitors from around the globe. The hope … Read More.

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“Local culture meets world-class hospitality,” indeed!

BY LEA PANES — On Friday, March 4, the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort (OGM) proudly hosted “Connections within our Pacific Ocean,” an exhibit by the Guam Museum, Guam Council on Arts & Humanities Agency, and artists of Oceania. Read More.

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Chinese New Year celebrated at Wyndham Waikiki Beach Walk®

BY ANNA LAU AND JENNIFER AGDEPPA — The sound of beating drums to deter bad spirits and colorful hues of red and gold representing good fortune and wealth throughout host areas were clear signs that the Wyndham at Waikiki Beach … Read More.

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Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas sixth anniversary!

BY SUKANYA SOMPHAN — On Dec. 4, the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas arranged a merit-making ceremony (Buddhist monks earn merit though mindfulness, meditation, chanting and other rituals. Credit: Wikipedia) on the occasion of its sixth anniversary. Nine monks … Read More.

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A year in review

BY THE SATURDAY BRIEFING STAFF — JANUARY 2015 AT A GLANCE… Dr. Kelley received Travel Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award honoring members of the industry who have consistently demonstrated leadership and insight, profoundly changing for the better not only their own … Read More.

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Historic river race win by Outrigger Resorts Fiji breaks 31-year drought!

BY DONNA PARKIN — History was made on Fiji’s Sigatoka River when Outrigger Resorts won the annual Bilibili Race for the first time in the event’s 31-year history. Read More.

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Bilibili bravos for Outrigger Fiji by media group

BY DONNA PARKIN — New York City-based writer for Yahoo Travel, Brittany Jones-Cooper, was among the media group that cheered Outrigger to a historic victory in the annual Bilibili River Races during a recent familiarization trip to Fiji. Read More.

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Chinese New Year celebrations continue at OHANA Waikiki East Hotel

BY DENISE TORRES — At the OHANA Waikiki East, the Chinese New Year was ushered in with lion dancing by the Wah Ngai Lion Dance Association, fireworks, food and fun on Thursday, Feb. 26. Read More.

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Gong Xi Fa Cai! (Mandarin) • Kung Hee Fat Choy! (Cantonese)

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — It has been a very busy week at almost all our properties across the Pacific and Indian oceans as we hosted events tied to the Chinese (lunar) New Year. Read More.

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Outrigger joins in the 30th celebration of Honolulu City Lights

BY KATHY HANSBERRY — It all began in 1985, when the late Mayor Frank F. Fasi created a free event that included a lighted tree on the main lawn, tree display in the courtyard, holiday concert and displays of light … Read More.

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