Orchid at Mauna Lani appoints manager

KOHALA COAST, Hawaii -- The Orchid at Mauna Lani appointed Doug Herkes conference services and catering manager.

Herkes is responsible for corporate, incentive and association meetings services at the hotel, working with meeting planners and destination management groups, according to the hotel.

Herkes most recently was recreation director for the Orchid and prior to that held management positions with the Ritz-Carlton and Hyatt hotel chains.

In addition to golf, tennis and a fitness center, the Orchid at Mauna Lani features a wide range of meetings facilities.

There is a 14,000-square-foot ballroom, two 4,000-square-foot junior ballrooms, an amphitheater that will seat up to 160 and smaller board rooms and meetings rooms totalling 4,000 square feet.

The Orchid can accommodate theme parties in nine venues totalling 76,000 square feet of space.

The property has a business center for office supplies and services such as computer and business machine rentals.

In addition, flip charts, easels and teleconferencing services are available for meeting attendees.

For more information on meetings at the Orchid at Mauna Lani, call (800) 845-9905 or (808) 885-2000. The Web site address is www.orchid-maunalani.com.

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