News for the Hospitality Executive
WAIKIKI BEACH, Hawaii – Aqua Hotels & Resorts (www.aquaresorts.com) hired Heidi Kaohuhokulei Kalepa as Corporate Director of Human Resources.
“Congratulations to Heidi on her well-deserved position,” said Ben Rafter, President and CEO of Aqua Hotels & Resorts. “As an experienced Director of Human Resources, her excellent work ethic and expert knowledge of Human Resource practices are invaluable as we continue to expand our portfolio as well as the number of employees we have working for Aqua.”
In her new role, Kalepa ensures that Aqua is competitive in the hospitality industry through its Human Resources products, services and initiatives. She guides and manages all Human Resources functions including recruitment and staffing, benefits, training, employee relations and hotel acquisitions. She is located at Aqua’s home office in Waikiki.
Prior to joining Aqua, Kalepa worked for 15 years at Starwood Hawaii and was most recently Director of Employment for their four hotels in Waikiki.
Kalepa is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a BBA in Travel Industry Management.
About Aqua Hotels & Resorts
Aqua Hotels & Resorts is a management company founded in 2001 by Hawaii hotelier Mike Paulin. The company provides independent hoteliers and individual owners with full-service administration including revenue management, Internet distribution, sales, reservations, as well as individualized and brand advertising and marketing for maximum profitability.
The company is headquartered in Waikiki and represents contemporary hotels and resorts located on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kauai.
For more information on the company and individual hotels, visit www.aquaresorts.com or call 1-808-943-9291.
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