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Bitsy Kelley Shares Memories Of Growing Up With Outrigger In Hawaii

Photo by Surfpixs Ron Johnson.

Photo by Surfpixs Ron Johnson.

Bitsy Kelley talks with Paul and Elizabeth about growing up in Wikiki and what it was like working in the family business. As shown, even today she keeps her surfing skills going with frequent trips out to the swells coming into the world-famous beach. Bitsy shares insights about the family owned group of Outrigger Hotels and how they have managed to stay true to the family spirit of Hawaii even as the have expanded into Fiji, Australia, Mauritius, and Thailand.

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Outrigger Hotels Are Still Family Owned And That Makes A Difference

Dr. Richard Kelley joins Paul and Elizabeth to talk about how it all began in Hawaii and how Outrigger Hotels and Resorts has grown to be an international company that is still family owned. It’s a story of hard work and some remarkable instances of good fortune. The Kelley’s early on grasped the concept of providing comfortable, affordable lodging in Hawaii and that still carries through today. Dr. Kelley provides insight into what makes for a successful family run operation and why Outrigger offers great value.