At the helm of Ohana Waikiii East by Outrigger is Kiana Beimes and at Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel is Cecilia ‘Ceci’ Hamao.
Outrigger Resorts & Hotels announce Kiana Beimes as General Manager of the Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger and Ceci Hamao as General Manager of the Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel. Both Beimes and Hamao will oversee their respective hotel operations in addition to developing strategic plans to ensure profitability and growth.
Earlier this year, Beimes was appointed Hotel Manager of the Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger; before that she was Area Director of Front Services for the property in addition to the Outrigger Waikiki Beachcomber Hotel. She was also Assistant Area Director for the same hotels and Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort and Front Office Manager at the Beachcomber. Beimes began her hospitality career in 2013 as an intern at Outrigger’s flagship Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort.
Hamao has been Resort Manager at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort since 2022. Before that, she was Area Director of Front Services for Outrigger’s six Waikiki hotels and began her Outrigger career as Front Office Manager. She came to Outrigger from The Modern where she was Director of Front Services and started her hospitality career at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort as Guest Services Manager.
“Both Kiana and Ceci have demonstrated their dedication, leadership and exceptional vision in guiding their teams to success. With extreme pleasure, I look forward to seeing them continue to excel in their new roles with Outrigger,” said Mike Shaff, Senior Vice President Hotel Operations of The Americas.
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