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 Robin Harlow Appointed General Manager for the
260-room Aqua Palms Hotel, Honolulu
HONOLULU, Hawaii –August 12, 2005 -  Robin Harlow was recently appointed general manager for the 260-room Aqua Palms hotel, located at 1850 Ala Moana Boulevard, overseeing all aspects of property operations.
“As Aqua continues to grow our portfolio of Waikiki boutique hotels, it is very important to have a strong team at each property to maintain the high service standards and expectations we’ve set, said Mike Paulin, owner and CEO of Aqua Hotels & Resorts.  “Robin Harlow’s experience in these areas, and long association with the Kaanapali Beach Hotel, makes her a natural choice and a significant addition to the Aqua team.”

“I’m excited to be part of the Aqua Palms family, said Harlow.  “I’m looking forward to working with Aqua to advance its presence in Waikiki.  Aqua Palms enjoys an excellent location and has been beautifully renovated.  It is, unquestionably, Waikiki’s newest hotel in every sense.”

Prior to joining Aqua, Harlow held management positions in sales, operations and owner relations at a number of resort hotel and condominium properties on Maui and Hawaii’s Big Island.  She also served as general manager of some of Maui’s prestigious and largest condominium resorts, including Maui Eldorado, Royal Kahana and Paki Maui.

Most recently, Harlow was the domestic and internet sales manager for the Kaanapali Beach Hotel where she consistently maximized revenue and occupancy levels.  

Originally from Long Island, New York, Harlow attended Farmingdale College before moving to Hawaii in 1982.  She is a board member of Soroptimist International of West Maui.
About the Aqua Palms
The Aqua Palms has undergone extensive renovation and has taken its place as the lead property for Aqua Hotels & Resorts.  Located across from the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the 260-room property consists of tastefully-appointed spacious studios and one-bedroom suites in a stylish, retro-Polynesian motif.  Room amenities include private lanai, central air-conditioning, free high-speed internet access, a Waikiki kitchenette (microwave oven and refrigerator) or full kitchen, coffee-maker, in-room safe, tub with shower combination, flat screen color television with DVD player, clock radio, telephone with data port and more.  
About Aqua Hotels & Resorts

Aqua was founded in 2000 by Hawaii hotelier Mike Paulin to manage and operate hotels and hotel-condominiums in Hawaii.  Waikiki properties feature branded amenities, comprising the seven pillars of the Aqua brand, adding value and improving the quality of the overall guest experience.


Sandi Yara
Phone:  808-221-2759

Also See: Aqua Hotels & Resorts Enters Fourth Year of Business; Hawaii Chain Refining Key Amenities into the Seven Pillars of the ‘Aqua Brand' / May 2005
Cara T. Okawa Appointed VP Sales and Revenue Management for Aqua Hotels & Resorts / July 2005

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