Hawaii hotels prepare to return in a COVID-19 world
By Craig T. Kojima |
July 23, 2020
| Updated on July 23, 2020 at 10:22 pm
The Ozo family of Waipahu was enjoying a staycation at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort by visiting the Sunshine Shack. They are Jayden, left, Christienn, Jared and Czarina Ozo.
The Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association organized a tour of three Hawaii hotels to show what they are doing to prepare for COVID-19. The hotels have invested in new cleaning products and technology.
Monica Salter, Outrigger vice president of corporate communications, wore a mask with the company's logo on it. Masks and hand cleaners are available as amenities for guests.
Haruno Morikawa swims with Ruko, left, and Runa in the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort pool. The pool has hourly time limits and other protocol for the swimmers.
Malamalama Suyat, a guest representative at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, sits behind a plexi shield and stanchions.
Mila Robiniol, of housekeeping, was busy sanitizing handrails in the lobby area at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.
Guests tour the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort on Thursday.
Mike Shaff, Outrigger vice president of hotel operation for Waikiki/Guam, shows Rep. Daniel Holt, left, and Sen. Glenn Wakai a modified hotel room at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort.
Haruno Morikawa swims with Ruko, left, and Runa in the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort pool.