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Halekulani Corporation Completes Renovation of the
453-room Halekulani in Waikiki, Hawaii

WAIKIKI, HI - July 30, 2012 - Halekulani, long-celebrated for providing guests with uniquely personalized service and gracious Hawaiian hospitality, announces the July 2012 completion of a comprehensive physical and service Renewal. Halekulani’s Renewal is based upon Legacy, Culture, Quality and Service, values which have made the property an iconic global destination. New related guest experiences, services, amenities, and epicurean programs will continue to be unveiled throughout the summer and fall of 2012.

“The Renewal of Halekulani provides a unique opportunity for us to reexamine the iconic values that have built its legacy,” said Peter Shaindlin, Chief Operating Officer of Halekulani Corporation. “Drawn from the values that have established the Halekulani brand, the completion of the Renewal reflects our commitment to remain true to the hotel’s original spirit while evolving and enhancing the unique experience for which we have also come to be known; providing our guests with a journey of transcendence and fulfillment that cannot be replicated.”

Each of the 453 rooms and suites has been refreshed to further capture the natural light and airy visual expanses on to the sea. The hotel’s renowned ‘seven shades of white’ color tones have been reinvigorated to emphasize the seaside setting, tropical elements and the spirit evocative of Halekulani. All guestrooms are outfitted with new furnishings, providing a more spacious feel with more contemporary conveniences such as new accessories and amenities, sophisticated lighting design, revitalized bedding and linens, enhanced in-room technology, as well as reconceived new bathrooms and new lanai furniture.

As part of the Renewal, new and enhanced culinary programs and menus are also being unveiled including a unique new bar concept, L’Aperitif at La Mer, newly-styled Afternoon Tea experience, and new menus throughout the property.

The Renewal of Halekulani inaugurates a new era for an icon that will forever remain synonymous with unparalleled quality, excellence and the unrivaled, authentic experience of Hawaii. While Halekulani may continue to evolve, its legacy of excellence will always remain forefront.

About Halekulani Corporation
Halekulani Corporation owns and operates globally-acclaimed luxury hotel Halekulani and Waikiki Parc in Hawaii. Halekulani represents a luxury hospitality legacy of unique and iconic proportions. Halekulani, also known as the “House Befitting Heaven”, was named by Hawaiian fishermen over a century ago.  More than a brand, Halekulani embodies a profound lifestyle experience of immeasurable hospitality, fusing the indigenous cultural qualities of Hawaii with innovative personalized service. Consistently ranked as one of the world’s finest hotels, Halekulani, on the Beach at Waikiki, has been hosting discerning travelers to Waikiki since 1917. Setting new industry luxury standards with its re-opening in 1983, Halekulani’s reputation and legacy for gracious hospitality, impeccable service and magnificent cuisine continues today, unparalleled on Oahu and renowned throughout the world. Waikiki Parc Hotel, conveniently situated in close proximity to Halekulani, was developed by Halekulani Corporation in 1987 following the successful reopening of Halekulani. The hotel offers affordable luxury in a chic and contemporary setting, and provides new guest experiences and gracious service, both hospitality hallmarks of the Halekulani brand. Waikiki Parc Hotel has also garnered international acclaim for its recent redesign and the opening of Nobu Matsuhisa’s flagship Hawaii restaurant, Nobu Waikiki, which is conveniently located in the lobby of the Parc.

Contact:
 
Diane Ako
Director of Public Relations
Hotes & Resorts of Halekulani
diane.ako@halekulanicorp.com
Phone: (808) 295-5794
Fax: (808) 536-8794

Martha Pulido
Group Manager
Evins Communications, LTD.
martha.pulido@evins.com
Phone: (212) 377-3581
Fax: (212) 935-6730

Aki Okumura
Marketing & Public Relations Manager – Asia
Hotels and Resorts of Halekulani
aki.okumura@halekulanicorp.com
Phone: (808) 535-0620
Fax: (808) 536-8794



 

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