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Ka`u Coffee at Mai Grille

At Mai Grille in the Waikoloa Kings’ Golf Course clubhouse, Chef Allen Hess has been creating buzz not only with a menu of delectable cuisine, but with the blended, Ka‘u-grown coffee he serves. “My family bought a 5-acre plot in…

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Moku o Keawe International Festival

The Moku O Keawe International Festival Hula Competition brought Hawaiian culture to life at Hilton Waikoloa Village on March 8 – 11. Several workshops in hula technique were offered and standout evening performances included Wahine Kahiko, Kapuna, and Wahine `Auwana.…

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Walk for a Good Cause

On May 13, more than 3,000 walkers and 160 runners will take part in the 39th Annual Charity Walk Fundraiser, sponsored by the Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association. Last year, $305,690 was raised for 54 Hawaii Island charities, and event…

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Establishing a Path

“The Commish is a pioneer,” says Scott Head, vice president of resort operations for Waikoloa Land Company, who worked alongside Rohr for several years. “He developed and promoted a golf lifestyle that is now so popular at island resorts, and…

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Thos Rohr's Rohr's Way Sign

Seeing the Future

Rohr brought both his keen promotional instincts and his friendship with Arnold Palmer with him to Waikoloa Beach Resort. When he was named president and CEO of Waikoloa Land Company in 1988, construction was almost complete on the Hyatt Regency…

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Lions and Taiko and Chefs

Queens’ MarketPlace came alive on Friday, February 3, from 5 - 8 pm, as the Year of the Rooster was celebrated during the annual Asian Fest. The free event is a unique and popular way to experience and enjoy the…

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Lions and Taiko and Chefs

Queens’ MarketPlace came alive on Friday, February 3, from 5 - 8 pm, as the Year of the Rooster was celebrated during the annual Asian Fest. The free event is a unique and popular way to experience and enjoy the…

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Thos Rohr & Disney Characters at Waikoloa Beach Resort

On the Right Course

Rohr’s accomplishments also include concepting and building the Waikoloa Bowl at Queens’ Gardens, where major concerts and monthly events over the years have brought the local community and resort guests together to enjoy music, food, and culture. Waikoloa Resort also…

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