Tag Archives: Technology

Pokemon Go: Can a game fad make sense – or dollars – for business?

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — Pokemon Go, a GPS-enabled augmented reality game “app” (software application) has hit the streets and generated an enthusiastic response. Read More.

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Waikiki Beach Walk® launches new websites

BY CONCHITA MALAQUI — Waikiki Beach Walk® unveiled a refreshed version of our website www.waikikibeachwalk.com, thanks to PRTech and PacRim who designed it with Waikiki Beach Walk’s® new identity and branding in mind, using its new logo and the latest … Read More.

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Big Data

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — The front pages of newspapers across the U.S. this week have focused on an attempt by the U.S. federal government to force Apple, Inc., to develop a program that will unlock the encrypted files in … Read More.

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Is the Jumbo Jet an endangered species?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — It is hard to believe that it was 47 years ago this week, on February 9, 1969, that the first Boeing 747 “Jumbo Jet” took off from the airstrip next to Boeing’s aircraft assembly complex … Read More.

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Host announcements

BY ALAN WHITE — I am pleased to join Human Resources in congratulating Crystal Salavea on her promotion to manager, information technology (IT) administration, effective Aug. 1, 2015, reporting to me. 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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Outrigger launches official Chinese language Website

BY DANNY OJIRI — On June 26, Outrigger launched its official Website designed specifically for the China Market. Outrigger’s expansion into the Pacific coincides with China’s growth as the largest outbound travel source in the world. The Website will be … Read More.


Dr. Richard Kelley nominated for “Hotelier of the World” award

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — I was delighted to learn earlier this week that Dr. Richard Kelley has been nominated as a finalist for HOTELS magazine’s Hotelier of the World award for 2015! Read More.

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Was this “SKYGOD” my pilot?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — In 1942, at age 8, I was part of a group of women and children in Honolulu who were herded onto an enormous Pan American World Airways seaplane – a “Flying Clipper” – heading for … Read More.

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Technology vs. Hospitality

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Technology is changing the hospitality industry faster than just about anyone can understand or appreciate.  The challenge for everyone in the Outrigger ‘ohana now, and in the foreseeable future, is to adopt technology that makes … Read More.

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