August 27, 2013 – Honolulu, Hawaii – Lite Hotels, a division of Aqua Hospitality, named Paul Dun, hotel manager, for the 360-room Pagoda Hotel.

Most recently, Dun was hotel manager for the White Sands Hotel where he was instrumental in helping the property achieve improved ADR and a higher ranking on the popular consumer travel site, TripAdvisor.

Prior to joining Aqua in 2006, Dun worked in Special Events at the Royal Hawaiian Center. He is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools and has a B.A. from the University of Redlands in California.

Replacing Dun at the 93-room White Sands Hotel as hotel manager is Lendy Ma.

With nearly ten years of experience with Aqua, Ma has held management positions for several properties including Aqua Palms Waikiki and Island Colony Hotel.

Ma received her BBA in Travel Industry Management with honors from the University of Hawaii and her MBA from Hawaii Pacific University.

Lite Hotels is a group of eclectic, economy hotels that appeal to budget-minded travelers. These guests are seeking the most bang for their buck and appreciate the fundamentals – service, convenience and cleanliness.