Media Room

Welcome to the Media Room for Aqua Hospitality. If you are a media member seeking news or information about Aqua Hospitality or our hotel divisions, we hope you will find the materials here helpful and informative. We look forward to working with you in the future.

About Aqua Hospitality®
Aqua Hospitality is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001. The company provides full-service management including sales, marketing, Internet distribution, individualized branding, reservations, as well as revenue management to maximize profitability. Currently representing 23 contemporary properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii Island, Aqua offers lifestyle full-service resorts, stylish boutique hotels, comfortable budget properties and a historic hotel within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For more information on the company, individual hotels, and its three hotel brands – Monogram Hotel Collection, Aqua Hotels and Resorts and Lite Hotels – visit or call 1-808-943-9291.

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Bryan Cheplic
Public Relations Manager
Phone: 808.202.5756 (HST)
JLK Marketing + Communications
National / International Media Contact
Phone: 760.941.4121 (PST)


2013 Aqua Hospitality News Releases

Aug 13, 2013Park Restaurant at Lotus Honolulu Announces Executive chef and Unveils Menu
Jul 30, 2013Aqua Kaua‘i Beach Resort Undergoes Extensive Food and Beverage Makeovers
Jul 29, 2013Aqua Waives Cancellation Fee and Offers Hotel Discount for Travelers Impacted by Tropical Storm Flossie
Jul 26, 2013Joshua Gray and Joshua Gahret named to lead Lotus Honolulu
Jul 23, 2013Renovations Complete at New Aqua Skyline at Island Colony
Jul 15, 2013New Mediterranean-style Restaurant Set to Open July 27 at Lotus Honolulu
Jul 09, 2013Aqua Hospitality Debuts New Website For Travel Agents
Jun 11, 2013Island Sampler Package Provides Discount For Guests Choosing to Island Hop
May 31, 2013Aqua Hospitality Encourages Women to “Lean In” to a Hawaiian Vacation
May 14, 2013Rodolfo Fao Appointed General Manager of Hawaii’s Newly Re-opened Volcano House Hotel
May 10, 2013Volcano House On Hawaii Island Prepares For June Completion With Pre-Launch Rates
May 07, 2013Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki Hotel Receives Hawaii Green Business Award
May 02, 2013Volcano House Asking Hawai‘i Residents For Help Naming New Restaurant
Apr 24, 2013Aqua Hospitality Hires Steve Velez For Newly Created Mainland Sales Position
Apr 18, 2013Lite Hotels: Hilmy Dole promoted to General Manager for Kauai Sands Hotel
Apr 11, 2013Aqua Hospitality Announces Promotions In Its Information Technology Department
Apr 05, 2013Property Enhancements at Lite Hotels Continue Company’s Mission to Revitalize Hawaii Tourism
Apr 01, 2013Aqua Hospitality Celebrates Green Upgrades at Hotels with Earth Day Donations to Clean Ocean Non-Profit
Mar 25, 2013Lisa Bankston promoted to Corporate Director of Online Marketing
Mar 21, 2013Aqua Hospitality appoints Evelyn Shiroma to Director of Property Sales & Revenue for two Waikiki hotels
Mar 14, 2013Aqua Hospitality Offers Meetings For All Budgets With Creation of Three Hotel Brands
Feb 08, 2013Aqua Hospitality Waives Cancellation Fee for Travelers Impacted by Northeast Blizzard
Jan 29, 2013Booming Hawaii Tourism Prompts Aqua Hospitality to Spend Over $55 Million on Enhancements
Jan 16, 2013Unprecedented Growth & Diverse Offerings Prompt Creation of Three Hotel Brands