Hawaii Lotus Honolulu names new general manager By Shane Nelson / August 26, 2013 Share 1 -- Aqua Hospitality has appointed Joshua Gray as the new general manager at the Lotus Honolulu hotel. Gray takes over at the high-end, 51-room property, located on the eastern edge of Waikiki, for Matthew Pickett, who transferred to another Aqua property earlier this summer. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Gray spent the last eight years working at Wynn Las Vegas, serving most recently as strategic marketing manager. Gray has also held management positions at the Flamingo and Grand Casino Resort in Nevada.