Outrigger Enterprises Group has named Jim Heather the new general manager of its Keauhou Beach Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii, effective Oct. 1.

“Jim is a long-time, well-respected member of the Outrigger ohana [family] who will bring a wealth of experience to Keauhou Beach Resort,” Barry Wallace, Outrigger’s executive vice president of hospitality services, said in a statement. “His industry knowledge, management style and desire for the best in hospitality will benefit both guests and employees and contribute to the property’s continuing success.”

Heather has worked for Outrigger since 1998 and most recently held the general manager position at the Outrigger-managed Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach.
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