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The Tokyu Group Names Hisashi Konno President of the Mauna Lani
Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Kohala Coast, Hawaii

KOHALA COAST, Big Island of Hawaii, September 21, 2007 --- The Tokyu Group, owner of the acclaimed Mauna Lani Resort, has appointed Hisashi Konno new president. Konno will lead Mauna Lani's executive team in the operation of the iconic Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, the championship Francis H. I'i Brown Golf Courses and the award-winning Mauna Lani Spa.

Most recently, Konno was the Vice President of Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts, also a Tokyu Group company. He has also served as General Manager of the Pan Pacific Hotel Yokohama in Japan and General Manager of Tokyu's Resort Division. 

"I am excited to be on the Big Island and look forward to contributing to Mauna Lani's renown hospitality legacy," says Konno. "Mauna Lani's commitment to preserving the Hawaiian culture and its efforts to create a viable and sustainable resort environment are unprecedented. I look forward to contributing to its future and enhancing our position in the luxury marketplace." 

About Mauna Lani Resort
Mauna Lani Resort sits oceanfront on the finest stretch of shoreline on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawai'i. Located 23 miles north of the Kona International Airport, this 3,200 acre-resort features the luxurious Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Mauna Lani Spa and the Francis H. I'i Brown North and South Golf Courses. For reservations call 800-367-2323 or visit


Sweetie Nelson

Also See: Pan Pacifics' President, Ichigo Umehara Holding True to Tradition of Differentiating Hotels and Resorts by Celebrating the Diversity of Each / Aug 2002


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