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Charles Young selected as General Manager of Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach

Kokua Hospitality announces that Charles Young has been selected as General Manager of Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach.

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Kokua Hospitality's Amazing Race

Most of you have heard of the TV show called The Amazing Race. It consists of various teams that compete against each other on a world stage, traversing the globe while performing a variety of challenges, all the while trying to decipher clues that…

Full Story Posted by Westley Blum on Jul 05, 2012

Employee decisions make great training tools

I am a firm believer in empowering employees. A well-trained team that takes thoughtful action in order to meet and exceed a guest’s needs is imperative. At Kokua Hospitality, we trust our employees to choose solutions that satisfy our customers, but also make good business sense.

Full Story Posted by Westley Blum on Mar 17, 2011

Waste Not:

It’s great to see an excellent chef like Chef Walton receive the recognition he deserves.   And we can all appreciate a funny story about an unsuspecting person kicking a hole in a wooden box, then getting smelly compost on their shoes.  Ahhh, Karma. Markethouse…

Full Story Posted by Default Admin User on Mar 10, 2011

Kokua's Five Steps to Employee Empowerment

As a member of the Kokua Hospitality, LLC's management organization team, Birgit Radin serves as the managing director for two properties in Chicago, The Doubletree Chicago Magnificent Mile and the Inn of Chicago.  Reach her at bradin@doubletreemagmile.com. …

Full Story Posted by Westley Blum on Dec 06, 2010

Kokua Hospitality Names Phil Tufano Partner And Executive Vice President

25-year Hospitality Veteran Will Help Grow Kokua Hospitality Brand SAN FRANCISCO (June 12, 2007) – Signaling its commitment to significantly…

Full Story Posted by Westley Blum on Jun 12, 2007

Oxford Lodging Establishes Internal Property Management Company To Facilitate Rapid Value-Add Program

Kokua Hospitality, LLC, Will Leverage Oxford Lodging’s Extensive Domestic and International Property Management Expertise 357-room Inn of Chicago, Acquired…

Full Story Posted by Westley Blum on Feb 15, 2006