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December 25, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Hilton Hotels Corp. said it has had talks with Prudential Insurance Co. about buying the insurance company's half of their Hilton Hawaiian Village resort. An agreement, though, for Prudential's 50% interest isn't imminent, said Hilton Chief Financial Officer Matthew Hart. He wouldn't give the terms discussed for the Hawaiian Village, which is Hawaii's largest hotel with 2,545 rooms. Hart said Beverly Hills-based Hilton may seek to buy other hotels in Hawaii.
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BUSINESS
December 25, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Hilton Hotels Corp. said it has had talks with Prudential Insurance Co. about buying the insurance company's half of their Hilton Hawaiian Village resort. An agreement, though, for Prudential's 50% interest isn't imminent, said Hilton Chief Financial Officer Matthew Hart. He wouldn't give the terms discussed for the Hawaiian Village, which is Hawaii's largest hotel with 2,545 rooms. Hart said Beverly Hills-based Hilton may seek to buy other hotels in Hawaii.
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BUSINESS
March 10, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hotel managers, claiming that disruptions by striking workers have escalated out of control, asked a federal judge Friday to limit picketing to avert "blood in the streets." The judge said no. As Hawaii's first statewide hotel strike marked its seventh day, tempers were wearing thin for everyone involved, especially the tourists unwittingly caught up in the dispute.
TRAVEL
August 24, 1997 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES TRAVEL WRITER
It's a warm afternoon on the dry coast of the Big Island. The sun beats down on the hardened old lava flows. The sea crashes on the black rocks. And along the water's edge, eight hotels are laying the hospitality on thick and raking in revenues from a growing pool of well-paying guests. At the Hilton Waikoloa Village, a waitress brings me iced tea, then returns a few minutes later to ask if I'd like my ice replenished. "I know it melts fast here," she says sympathetically.
TRAVEL
June 16, 1996 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES TRAVEL WRITER
Let's assume that you have earned or inherited a bunch of money, or you wish to behave for a few days as if you have. You find your way to the Honolulu or Maui airport. You step away from the masses into a small plane, which half an hour later drops you at a tidy new airport on a small green island, where low clouds cling to pine slopes. Someone takes your bags.
NEWS
March 25, 1990 | from Associated Press
A monthlong strike that left some hotel guests making their own beds ended Saturday when negotiators for workers at 11 Hawaii hotels agreed to a tentative five-year contract. Terms of the deal between Local 5 of the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees and the Council of Hawaii Hotels were not revealed, but the union called it an improvement over a pact approved at one big hotel last week.
NEWS
March 5, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A strike at 11 major Hawaii hotels is expected to drag on for at least a week, and replacement workers are being flown to the islands to make beds and meals for thousands of tourists. "We're prepared to operate for weeks if need be," said William Crawford, executive director of the Council of Hawaii Hotels. Contract talks between the council and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union broke off Saturday.
NEWS
March 4, 1990 | Associated Press
Thousands of workers at some of Hawaii's biggest hotels walked off the job Saturday, leaving some guests without fresh sheets and towels and otherwise disrupting the state's $6-billion-a-year tourist industry. Many hotels were forced to cut back on meal and room services as managers scrambled to take the places of strikers.
BUSINESS
July 29, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Signature Resorts Inc. said it will buy Hawaii Embassy Suites' resort hotel on Kaanapali Beach, Maui, from a Japanese partnership for about $78 million and convert 157 of the 413 suites into vacation condominiums. Signature will lead an investment group that includes Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s Whitehall Fund and Apollo Real Estate Advisors. The group will buy the hotel at a "substantial discount," Signature said in a statement.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Partnership Buys Hawaiian Resort: An investment partnership that includes Hilton Hotels Corp. has agreed to purchase the 1,241-room Hyatt Regency Waikoloa resort on the island of Hawaii. Hilton and partners Colony Capital and Pan Global did not reveal the purchase price of the 61-acre resort, which was completed in 1988 at a cost of nearly $400 million. Beverly Hills-based Hilton will manage the property. In a separate development, Hilton and Century City-based Caesars World Inc.
BUSINESS
July 29, 1997 | Bloomberg News
Signature Resorts Inc. said it will buy Hawaii Embassy Suites' resort hotel on Kaanapali Beach, Maui, from a Japanese partnership for about $78 million and convert 157 of the 413 suites into vacation condominiums. Signature will lead an investment group that includes Goldman, Sachs & Co.'s Whitehall Fund and Apollo Real Estate Advisors. The group will buy the hotel at a "substantial discount," Signature said in a statement.
TRAVEL
June 16, 1996 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES TRAVEL WRITER
Let's assume that you have earned or inherited a bunch of money, or you wish to behave for a few days as if you have. You find your way to the Honolulu or Maui airport. You step away from the masses into a small plane, which half an hour later drops you at a tidy new airport on a small green island, where low clouds cling to pine slopes. Someone takes your bags.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Partnership Buys Hawaiian Resort: An investment partnership that includes Hilton Hotels Corp. has agreed to purchase the 1,241-room Hyatt Regency Waikoloa resort on the island of Hawaii. Hilton and partners Colony Capital and Pan Global did not reveal the purchase price of the 61-acre resort, which was completed in 1988 at a cost of nearly $400 million. Beverly Hills-based Hilton will manage the property. In a separate development, Hilton and Century City-based Caesars World Inc.
TRAVEL
April 14, 1991 | JACK ADLER
Hotels in Hawaii are continuing programs that provide free rental cars for the same number of days that travelers book rooms or condominiums at regular rates. Colony Hotels & Resorts is offering free use of a Budget rental car at 12 hotels and resorts throughout the islands until Dec. 22 through its "Paradise on Wheels" program. Hawaiian Pacific Resorts provides a Budget car at seven hotels in Honolulu, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii until Dec. 22.
NEWS
March 25, 1990 | from Associated Press
A monthlong strike that left some hotel guests making their own beds ended Saturday when negotiators for workers at 11 Hawaii hotels agreed to a tentative five-year contract. Terms of the deal between Local 5 of the Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees and the Council of Hawaii Hotels were not revealed, but the union called it an improvement over a pact approved at one big hotel last week.
BUSINESS
March 10, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hotel managers, claiming that disruptions by striking workers have escalated out of control, asked a federal judge Friday to limit picketing to avert "blood in the streets." The judge said no. As Hawaii's first statewide hotel strike marked its seventh day, tempers were wearing thin for everyone involved, especially the tourists unwittingly caught up in the dispute.
TRAVEL
August 24, 1997 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES TRAVEL WRITER
It's a warm afternoon on the dry coast of the Big Island. The sun beats down on the hardened old lava flows. The sea crashes on the black rocks. And along the water's edge, eight hotels are laying the hospitality on thick and raking in revenues from a growing pool of well-paying guests. At the Hilton Waikoloa Village, a waitress brings me iced tea, then returns a few minutes later to ask if I'd like my ice replenished. "I know it melts fast here," she says sympathetically.
REAL ESTATE
May 31, 1987 | RUTH RYON, Times Staff Writer
Multimillionaire developer and business tycoon David Murdock, who rarely has agreed to be interviewed, sat a few days ago in his sumptuous Westwood offices and talked about his latest projects, especially in Hawaii. His Murdock Development Co.
NEWS
March 5, 1990 | SUSAN ESSOYAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A strike at 11 major Hawaii hotels is expected to drag on for at least a week, and replacement workers are being flown to the islands to make beds and meals for thousands of tourists. "We're prepared to operate for weeks if need be," said William Crawford, executive director of the Council of Hawaii Hotels. Contract talks between the council and the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union broke off Saturday.
NEWS
March 4, 1990 | Associated Press
Thousands of workers at some of Hawaii's biggest hotels walked off the job Saturday, leaving some guests without fresh sheets and towels and otherwise disrupting the state's $6-billion-a-year tourist industry. Many hotels were forced to cut back on meal and room services as managers scrambled to take the places of strikers.
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