Hawaii Tourism

Hawaii Timeshare Occupancy Up 91.5% in Second Quarter

In the second quarter of 2018, Hawaii timeshare occupancy is up 1.6 percentage points, to 91.5 percent. This statistic was reported in the Hawaii Timeshare Quarterly Report for April-June 2018 in the September 19 issue, put out by the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

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Ko Olina Coastline

Atlantis Resort to Build on Ko Olina

The project that was originally announced in 2005 is back in action. Atlantis Resorts is finalizing a deal to build an ocean-themed resort on Ko Olina, located on the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. It’s said that this will be the most expensive resort ever built, with a quote of more than $2 billion. [Read more…]

Timbers Resorts

Timbers Resorts Expands to Hawaiian Island of Kaua’i

Hokuala, which means “rising star” in Hawaiian, will become the newest Hawaiian addition to Timbers Resorts. As one of the largest independent developers, Timbers Resorts has plans to develop and manage 450 acres of Kauai’s southeast coast, offering guests ocean and mountain views, along with direct access to the shore. [Read more…]

westin princeville

Westin Princeville Reduces Its Carbon Footprint

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas has completed their multimillion-dollar project to reduce their carbon footprint.

The resort installed a cogeneration plant to generate electricity for the property. This plant will power the resort’s eight buildings. It will also heat water in the guest villas, the pools, and the whirlpools. Through this process, the Westin Princeville will become the first resort in Hawaii to be 100% powered by a cogen system.

Due to it’s location and consumption of imported diesel fuel, the island of Kauai has some of the highest energy costs in the U.S. As one of the largest resorts on the island with 346 villas, the Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas are responsible for a large portion of this energy consumption. [Read more…]