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 William T. Comstock Named General Manager
of the 837 room Pacific Beach Hotel, Honolulu

HONOLULU, OAHU, HAWAII — February 5, 2007 - PBH Management LLC, an affiliate of Outrigger Enterprises Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of William T. Comstock as general manager of the Pacific Beach Hotel. In his position, Comstock is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the property, including overseeing all departments and ensuring the growth and prosperity of the hotel. PBH Management LLC assumed management of the Pacific Beach Hotel on January 1, 2007.

Comstock joins the Pacific Beach Hotel with an extensive background in management and hotel operations that spans nearly 30 years in Hawaii and across the United States. Much of that time was spent with the nationally branded Doubletree Hotels, a member of the Hilton Hotels family. He's worked in Washington, D.C.; Arlington, Virginia; Largo, Maryland; Sonoma, California, and in Waikiki, Hawaii at the Doubletree Alana Hotel.

Throughout his career, Comstock has touched just about every department of a hotel, from sales and marketing, to reservations, to catering and conference services, to food and beverage. He has directed a number of major hotel renovations throughout his career, has participated in several hotel brand conversions and even contributed to the development of computerized forecasting and account management software. Under his leadership, the Doubletree Hotel Sonoma Wine Country received the Hilton Spirit award as one of the top hotels in the Doubletree system for financial results and customer satisfaction.

Comstock joins the Pacific Beach Hotel from his most recent position as general manager of one of Oahu's best-known private clubs, the prestigious Outrigger Canoe Club, where he was involved in every aspect of operations and member relations.

The 837-room Pacific Beach Hotel offers one of the best locations in Waikiki –just across the street from world-famous Waikiki Beach. This popular hotel has a 37-year legacy of excellent service, comfortable accommodations and an array of dining options, including the famed three-story Oceanarium restaurant.


HTH Corporation Selects Outrigger
to Manage Pacific Beach Hotel

Partnership Brings Together Two
Prominent Local Hotel Families

WAIKIKI – HTH Corporation has selected an affiliate of Outrigger Enterprises Group to manage its 837-room flagship Pacific Beach Hotel, located at the corner of Kalakaua and Liliuokalani Avenues in Waikiki. This management change is scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2007.

“We have chosen Outrigger Enterprises Group because it is a good fit for us,” said Corine Hayashi, HTH Corporation President and CEO. “My father, Herbert T. Hayashi, and Outrigger’s founder, Roy Kelley, were visionaries in the development of the state’s hospitality industry and now we have joined together to make the Pacific Beach Hotel even more successful. Pacific Beach Hotel employees will be hired under our new management agreement,” she continued.

No change will be made to the hotel’s name. It will continue to be called the Pacific Beach Hotel. HTH Corporation will continue to manage the Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu, with the famous Pagoda Floating Restaurant, and the King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel on the Island of Hawaii.

Herbert T. Hayashi purchased the Pacific Beach Hotel in 1970 and built the Oceanarium Tower. The famous landmark indoor Oceanarium, with its three-story structure and 280,000 gallons of seawater, was created in 1978 and became the largest indoor oceanarium in the state. H.T. Hayashi, one of the most innovative leaders in the visitor industry, died November 6, 2005. The founder of HTH Corporation was 85 years old.

Pacific Beach Hotel
2490 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 


Nancy Daniels, APR
Public Relations Manager
Outrigger Enterprises Group
2375 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu HI 96815-2992
PH 808-921-6839

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