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Embassy Suites to build first hotel in heart of Kapolei

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Thackeray Garn Co. along with Western States Lodging, Layton Construction and Group 70 International held a groundbreaking Thursday for the new Embassy Suites by Hilton in Kapolei. At left, Gary and Laura Jo Griffiths, owners of co-developer Western States Lodging, accepted a ti leaf from Kahu Kalehua Featheran after the blessing.

  • COURTESY WESTERN STATES

    The Embassy Suites by Hilton in Kapolei will have 180 rooms. Shown is a rendering of the front.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    A seven-story Embassy Suites hotel with 180 rooms is expected to open in mid-2017.

Bill Duncan, the global head of Hilton’s Embassy Suites brand, visited an unusual location on which to build a new hotel — a grassy plot on the expanding fringe of downtown Kapolei. Read more

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