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Patty Maher Named General Manager of the
740-room Aqua Island Colony Hotel in Waikiki

WAIKIKI BEACH, Hawaii –October 22, 2007 - Aqua Hotels & Resorts has appointed Patty Maher as General Manager of the 740-room Aqua Island Colony Hotel, located at 445 Seaside Avenue in Waikiki.

Patty Maher is a seasoned Hawaii hotelier with over 20 years of management experience on all islands.  Her extensive resume includes general manager duties at the Royal Sea Cliff Resort in Kona, Hawaii; Maui Kaanapali Villas in Lahaina, Maui; Pono Kai Resort in Kapaa, Kauai and two properties that have since become part of the Aqua family - Coconut Plaza and Coral Reef in Waikiki. Most recently, Maher was general manager of ResortQuest at the Waikiki Banyan.   Originally from Connecticut, Maher was educated at Stone School of Business.

“We are so lucky to have Patty join us,” said Guy Underkoffler, Aqua’s VP Operations and Finance.  “She brings a wealth of expertise in successful Hawaii hotel and resort condo management and operations and will be a great mentor to many of our staff.
Aqua Island Colony is Waikiki’s tallest hotel offering sweeping Pacific Ocean views.  Located two blocks to Waikiki Beach, this moderate hotel offers a number of complimentary amenities including WiFi access in the lobby, daily local newspaper, mini-refrigerator, stove-top or microwave, coffeemaker and safe. Additional hotel amenities include a spacious pool, jet spa, sauna and sun deck.
Aqua was founded in 2001 by Hawaii hotelier Mike Paulin to manage and operate hotels and hotel-condominiums in Hawaii. 


Sandi Yara
Phone:  808-221-2759

Also See: The Island Colony, a 740 room unit Hotel-condominium in Waikiki, Joins Aqua’s Hotel / October 2006


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