Wrap Up – Kuhio Rising and PATA 65 Celebration

Mahalo to Mario Hardy, PATA Chief Executive Officer and our panel experts who provided insight into the renaissance of Kuhio Avenue. The upgrades continue and attendees got a sneak peek at the soon to open properties as well as a recap of the International Market Place opening. After the presentations members and guests moved out to the Royal Hawaiian’s beachfront lawn for pupus and cocktails to celebrate PATA’s significant milestone of supporting pacific Asia tourism for 65 years!


Rick Egged, President, Waikiki Improvement Association

Theresa van Greunen, Director of Public relations and Promotions, Aqua-­‐Aston’s Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

Marc Nasser, Director of Sales & Marketing, The ‘Okina, Autograph Collection

Lance Wilhelm, Managing Principal-­Irongate, Ritz‐Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach

Dave Mark, Marketing & Sponsorship Director, International Market Place

John Taffin, General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach

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