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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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Facing change

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Greetings to our ‘ohana, friends, family and casual readers of Saturday Briefing from Outrigger Hotels and Resorts. Welcome to 2016! Read More.

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Outrigger Resorts salutes Pearl Harbor survivors

BY ROBERT MCCONNELL — Outrigger Resorts was recently the proud co-sponsor of the Pearl Harbor 74th Anniversary Commemoration – Remember Pearl Harbor. Working with The Greatest Generation Foundation, the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort (OWK) was honored to be home base … Read More.

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Honoring those who served

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — At Outrigger and OHANA hotels, we have a long tradition of supporting the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. armed forces – Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and … 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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Dedicated service celebrated – 60 years!

BY RUTHANN YAMANAKA — A special luncheon was held on June 5 at the OHANA Waikiki East Princess Ka‘iulani Conference Room to honor Mildred Courtney, military liaison emeritus, for achieving the exceptional milestone of 60 years of dedicated service to … Read More.

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June 6, 1944 – What have we learned?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — The date on this issue of Saturday Briefing is June 6. This may have little significance to the millennial generation, but for me this date inevitably brings back boyhood memories and prompts serious reflection about … Read More.

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Mildred Courtney celebrates 60 years of service!

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — For my friend and colleague Mildred Courtney, yesterday, May 29, 2015, marked the completion of 60 years as a member of the Outrigger ‘ohana! In this hectic, fast-paced world, a 60th career anniversary is almost … Read More.

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An inspirational breakfast

BY STEPHANIE NOJIMA AND ROBIN ESTRADA — We were honored to be invited by the Australian Consulate-General’s office to their International Women’s Day Breakfast held at the Halekulani on March 6. This is the second event the Australian Consulate-General’s office … Read More.

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Presidents’ Day in the U.S.A. – What are we celebrating?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This Monday, Feb. 16, many members of our ‘ohana who work in our U.S. offices will have a holiday. However, if you ask any of them, “What are we celebrating?” I’ll bet you get a … Read More.

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