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North Hawaii Hospice floating lantern ceremony (Aug. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Hospice hosts its third annual floating lantern ceremony 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 at The Fairmont Orchid Hawaii. The ceremony, to be held at Coconut Grove at the resort, will include live music, hula, taiko drummers and Hawaiian chanting and will be followed by a sunset lantern release into Pauoa Bay. […]

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Collins appointed director of leisure sales

MEDIA RELEASE Director of Sales and Marketing Joan Harvey is pleased to announce the appointment of Samantha Collins to the position of Director of Leisure Sales for The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii.  Ms. Collins previously held the position of Leisure Sales Manager. Samantha began her career in hospitality Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa as Executive Meetings […]

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Big Island Chocolate Festival 2013 names taste-off winners

The Fairmont Orchid, Elena Chocolate, Madre Chocolate take top votes

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Parker School hosts annual auction gala (March 2)

MEDIA RELEASE Parker School will host Kahiau, its 8th annual auction gala on March 2 at the Fairmont Orchid. All proceeds from the event go to financial aid at the school. The Hawaiian word kahiau means “to give generously from the heart,” and every year Parker puts on the gala so people can come together […]

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Fairmont Orchid blooms anew with renovations

MEDIA RELEASE The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii has announced the completion of the most comprehensive guest room renovation project since the resort’s opening in 1990. The new room décor is modern and luxurious with clean lines, incorporating uniquely Hawaiian elements into subtle touches throughout the space, highlighted by artwork by esteemed island artists. Lowell Tom of […]

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Fairmont Hawaii resorts strike Conde Nast gold

MEDIA RELEASE According to Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List, an annual reader’s choice poll, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui and The Fairmont Orchid Hawaii epitomize the gold standard, making the cut for 2013. Rated on criteria including location, activities, service and guestrooms, the list is based on magazine-subscriber votes. The Fairmont Orchid, a luxury AAA […]

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Hui Holokai Beach Club shares cultural legacies

MEDIA RELEASE From the turn of the century to the late 1950’s, spirited, ocean-wise and charming local boys gathered on Hawaiian beaches to share their knowledge of the ocean and the Hawaiian culture with visitors from around the world. Those same eager visitors are still arriving daily and the tradition of “Beach Boys” lives anew […]

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Student athletes benefit from Fairmont donation

Special to Hawaii 24/7 On Wednesday, Sept. 5, Regional Vice President Chris Luedi, Executive Chef Hubert and Executive Sous Chef Steve headed up to Waimea Middle School to donate gently used Fairmont Fit adidas gear to members of the Waimea Middle School cross country team. Forty of the 280 students had signed up to run […]

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Fairmont Orchid to donate shoes for schools

MEDIA RELEASE At 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, Regional Vice President Hawaii and General Manager Chris Luedi along with Executive Chef Hubert Des Marais of The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii will donate gently used adidas workout gear and running shoes to members of Waimea Middle Public Conversion Charter School’s cross country team during its afternoon practice. […]

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North Hawaii Hospice hosts floating lantern ceremony (Aug. 26)

MEDIA RELEASE The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is honored to play host to the second annual floating lantern ceremony 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26 to benefit North Hawaii Hospice. The ceremony, to be held at the resort’s Coconut Grove, will include live music, hula, Taiko drummers and Hawaiian chanting and will be followed by a sunset […]

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Bennett to host post Honu swim-n-breakfast (June 3)

Bennett to host post Honu swim-n-breakfast (June 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is the host hotel for Ironman 70.3 Hawaii for the fourth consecutive year. New to the offerings this year, and exclusively for Ironman 70.3 Hawaii participants, is a post-race recovery swim in the pristine waters of Pauoa Bay fronting the resort, to be hosted by professional Olympic triathlete Greg […]

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Fairmont going dark to shed light on climate change

Fairmont going dark to shed light on climate change

MEDIA RELEASE The Fairmont Orchid has confirmed its participation in Earth Hour 2012, a global environmental awareness event organized by the World Wildlife Fund. At 8:30 p.m. Saturday March 31, more than 60 of Fairmont’s landmark hotels and resorts around the planet will participate by turning off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour […]

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Des Marais appointed Fairmont's executive chef

Des Marais appointed Fairmont’s executive chef

MEDIA RELEASE Regional Vice President, Hawaii and Fairmont Orchid General Manager Christof Luedi has announced the appointment of Chef Hubert Des Marais IV to the position of Executive Chef for the AAA Four Diamond award winning resort. Des Marais brings with him more than 35 years of culinary experience in the hospitality industry spanning four […]

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Rouelle named ACF Chef of the Year

Rouelle named ACF Chef of the Year

MEDIA RELEASE Stephen Rouelle, executive sous chef of The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, was recently tapped Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association. (ACFKKCA). Cited for his dedication as scholarship committee chair and help with high school culinary activities, the South Kohala resident received his award at the organization’s annual […]

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