Ron Wright, retired Continental Airlines
executive in Hawaii and former CEO and chairman of Get2Hawaii, an
Internet-based travel wholesaler and booking engine provider, died
June 25 of melanoma in Honolulu. He was 58.
served on the board of the Hawaii Tourism Authority.
A 37-year veteran
of Continental, he was managing director of sales and marketing for
Hawaii until 2005 when he left the airline to move to his position
chairman and CEO of Continental, said Wright was "invaluable as the
face of Continental Airlines in Hawaii."
survived by his wife, Lauren, and his mother, Jean Reeves Wright,
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