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Todd Yamaoka Named Manager of Four Seasons
Resort Lana‘i, The Lodge at Koele

HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I (January 21, 2010) – Todd Yamaoka has been named manager of Four Seasons Resort Lana‘i, The Lodge at Koele.

Yamaoka, a 12-year veteran Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, has worked in management positions throughout North America.  Todd makes the move to Hawaii from Four Seasons Hotel Austin, where he served as assistant director of rooms.  Prior to Austin, Yamaoka was with Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C. as assistant director of rooms and director of conference services. Todd’s first stint in the Islands came at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, where he worked in catering and conference service management.  Todd’s hospitality career began in 1998 at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, where he worked in various hotel capacities.

“Todd is a great addition to the Lana‘i ohana” said Tom Roelens, general manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i.  “His exceptional guest service and wealth of operational experience make him the ideal leader for The Lodge at Koele.”

Yamaoka is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Victoria College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Commerce and Economics.  He also completed the Japanese Program at the Japanese Language Institute in Tokyo.  An avid golfer, Todd lives in Lana‘i City, and enjoys hiking, camping, fly fishing and travel.

Developed by Castle & Cooke, LLC and managed by Four Seasons, Four Seasons Resorts L?na‘i offer the experience of a truly private Hawaii with two unique properties.  Guests are able to combine a classic beach holiday with an active upcountry Lodge vacation.  Four Seasons Resort L?na‘i at Manele Bay and Four Seasons Resort L?na‘i, The Lodge at Koele offer travelers the secluded pleasures and authentic beauty of Hawaii.


Brad Packer     
Director of Public Relations   
Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i 
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
(310) 712-1493 

Also See: Tom Roelens Named General Manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lana‘i, Hawaii / April 2008
Castle & Cooke Completes $100 million Rebranding by Four Seasons for Two Resorts on Lana'i; The Lodge at Koele and Manele Bay / November 2006

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