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Tourism is slowly climbing back, but January 2021 was still a rough month for hotels.

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It’s been a year of dramatic changes around the world, and that’s certainly true for the hospitality industry in Hawaii. One well-known executive has shifted her professional focus — looking to work with other business leaders in a different way.

Some Hawaii Hotels Concerned About Quarantine Enforcement

May 14, 2020
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Some Hawaii hotels say they need more guidance about how to enforce a 14-day quarantine on travelers, including what to do if guests refuse to comply or how to participate if they still use physical keys instead of cards.

The Conversation: Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Dec 22, 2017
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Hotel Panic Buttons; A.I. and Science Fiction; 2017 Environmental Report

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Hotel executive Kelly Hoen has managed six Hawaii hotels in a career that now sees her as area general manager for Outrigger. PBN editor-in-chief A. Kam Napier has more on her rise in the industry.

HCDA Planning for up to 3 Business Hotels in Kaka'ako

May 11, 2016
Wayne Yoshioka

The building boom in Kaka’ako and the expected arrival of rail transit has prompted a stepped up planning process for the district.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.