Former Outrigger Leader Dr. Richard R. Kelley Dies at 88
After a determined two-decade-long struggle “to not let Parkinson’s disease get the best of [him],” Dr. Richard R. Kelley passed away on February 24, 2022, at age 88. For most of the past half-century, Dr. Kelley—who long headed Outrigger Hotels and Resorts—was a tireless, articulate, and visionary champion of Hawai‘i’s visitor industry. He was a consequential figure in the local hospitality industry’s growth, development, and endurance, setting the state apart as a global top-tier tourism […]
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