Hospitality Aggregation in Waikiki

Hospitality Aggregation in Waikiki

When you think of hospitality portfolios or large room counts in Waikiki, your mind likely goes to familiar industry names like Sheraton, Hyatt or Kyo-ya. For many decades, these were the dominant players in the industry by scale and very much the bellwethers for the area. … read more

What to Watch in 2019

What to Watch in 2019

Over the past several years we have ended the year with our newsletter focusing on a handful of issues which either highlight the year that has been or are issues to watch as we enter the new year. This year we have selected four items. … read more

The Emergence of Select Service Hotel Product

The Emergence of Select Service Hotel Product

When one looks at the hospitality properties across the commercial landscape of Hawaii, there is a new infusion of non-resort hotel product with select services offerings emerging. However, among most of the major trade areas across the state, leaving Waikiki out of the discussion, these hotels are … read more

HAWAII’S STARBUCKS STORY

HAWAII’S STARBUCKS STORY

It is not too far-fetched to understand why there were skeptics originally about Starbucks entering the state of Hawaii. Certainly by the late 1990′s Hawaiian-grown coffee was well-known & desirable across the country, but routine consumption of a hot beverage in … read more