Kelly Hoen has been appointed as Area General
Manager for Outrigger’s two beachfront properties in Waikiki,
Hawaii – Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort and Outrigger Waikiki
“Kelly’s track record for successfully
repositioning hotels and resorts in Hawaii is unrivaled,” said Paul Richardson, chief operating
officer of Outrigger Enterprises Group. “Her
breadth of expertise and passion for excellence provide immense
value for Outrigger as we undergo our Waikiki reinvestment and
Kelly has more
than two decades of luxury hotel leadership experience.
Most recently, she served as general manager for The Modern
Honolulu, a high-energy luxury lifestyle hotel at the gateway of
Waikiki. Prior to that, she was the general manager of The Royal
Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort where she led the $80 million
renovation and rebranding of the hotel.
Kelly also worked as general manager of Princeville Resort, a
Luxury Collection Resort and was directly involved with the design
and development what is now The St. Regis Princeville Resort.
A native of Hawaii, Kelly attended La Pietra
Hawaii School for Girls in Honolulu, then went on to receive her
bachelor of fine arts from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.
She is a member of the La Pietra board of
trustees, a member of the Aloha United Way board of directors, a
member of the Easter Seals Hawaii board of directors and is the
past chairperson of the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association
board of directors.
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