The New Otani, Kaimana Beach Hotel
is an antidote to buzzy Waikiki.
Chefs at the Miyako Restaurant (2863 Kalakaua Ave., 808.921.7077) located in the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
create traditional Japanese dishes with Hawai'ian flavor by including local foods in their preparation.
The general manager of Waikiki's New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel has a unique perspective.
Direct bookings account for 38 to 40 percent of the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel's business, reflecting a strong repeat customer base.
In front of the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
, on Kalakaua Ave.
But after 15 years running the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, he's heading upcountry to the cool air of Waimea, on the Big Island.
For Stephen Boyle, who stepped down this spring as vice president and general manager of the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, there's one lesson that applies in spades today: We should never again become dependent on one market for tourists.
NEW OTANI KAIMANA BEACH HOTEL
Veteran Hawaii travelers don't like talking about the New Otani Kaimana Beach--they're afraid it will be booked up the next time they hit Honolulu.
Kaimana Beach Hotel
. "He felt you had to have horses and exotic birds and gondolas and trains and whistles and bells.
Within four years the Kapiolani site was doing $400,000, enough to catch the eye of Susie Cohen, a swimwear wholesaler who ran a retail operation named Splash in a tiny space at the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
. Cohen's store was to McCarty and Fallas's knowledge the only significant competitor in their specialized niche of daring swimwear for 16- to 25-year-olds.
The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
, at 2863 Kalakaua Avenue, provides a guidebook for a $3.95 donation.
He is the general manager of the recently renovated New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
in Waikiki, and a director of the Chamber of Commerce of Honolulu, which last year resented him with its "Aloha Spirit" award for his involvement in a Diamond Head clean-up campaign.