STARWOOD will no longer manage the 50-room
W Honolulu-Diamond Head Hotel, effective May 31. The property, at
the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, tentatively will be renamed the
Resort Hawaii Diamond Head. The hotel was Starwoods only W in
CRUISE LINES is on schedule for the June debut of its
third and largest ship for Hawaii cruises, the Pride of Hawaii. The
ship will start interisland cruises following an inaugural cruise
from Los Angeles. It is scheduled to arrive in Honolulu on May
THE EXPANSION of Oahus Turtle Bay Resort have run into
opposition from the North Shore communities where the resort, now
with a single hotel, is located. Protesting residents want to
protect the North Shore from overdevelopment. The expansion would
include five hotels and condominiums.
" The Kahala Resort
has closed its signature restaurant, Hokus, for remodeling. The
restaurant is scheduled to reopen June 23 with new furnishings and
a new menu.
Enterprises $460 million Beach Walk project in the heart of Waikiki
has announced the addition of two high-profile restaurants. Ruths
Chris Steakhouse, the Yard House (fusion cuisine), and Kai Waikiki
(Japanese specialties) are joining Roys Waikiki and the Holokai
Grill as key tenants for the project, scheduled for completion at
the end of the year.
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