The Outrigger Story
In 2012, Outrigger Enterprises Group celebrates 65 years of hospitality. What is today a top multi-branded, multi-faced hotel management company in Hawaii and across the Asia-Pacific and Oceania regions began as the dream of Roy C. Kelley, who pioneered the concept of family-style hotel rooms in Waikiki, Hawaii Together with his wife, Estelle, he helped bring the dream of a vacation in paradise within the reach of the average, middle-class traveler. In so doing, he forever changed the face of Hawaii’s visitor industry.
The Story Begins
The 1960s – The Outrigger Name is Born
The 1970s – The Pace of Constructions Increases
The 1980s – The Outrigger Chain Unites
The 1990s – A Decade of Change
2000 and Beyond – Many Brands, One Ohana