Hawaii Life appoints Mike Despard new Broker-In-Charge in Kona, Hawaii

Hawaiʻi Life, the leading residential real estate brokerage in the state of Hawaii, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Despard as broker-in-charge in Kona on Hawai‘i Island. Despard has over 30 years of experience in real estate development, design and construction industries and is in his ninth year with Hawaiʻi Life.

Mike Despard

PACIFIC 19 Kona welcomes new GM Katharina Findlay

PACIFIC 19 Kona, a new design-forward boutique hotel, is pleased to announce the appointment of Katharina Findlay as General Manager. In her new role, Findlay will oversee all daily hotel operations at PACIFIC 19 Kona, spanning from guest relations and housekeeping to revenue management and marketing. The 122-room newly reimagined hotel is accepting reservations for April 1, 2023 and beyond, beckoning independent travelers who seek design-centric accommodations and authentic Hawaiian experiences.


PACIFIC 19 Kona opening in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

PACIFIC 19 Kona, a re-envisioned island-urban hotel for independent travelers seeking design-forward accommodations and authentic experiences, is now accepting reservations for April 1, 2023 and beyond. The 122-room hotel is located on the Hawaii Island (the Big Island) and sits on the 19th parallel, which draws a line across the Pacific Ocean connecting east to west.

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