Star-Advertiser 2016: Four Seasons Resort at Ko Olina Hiring Feb. 26-27

By Allison Schaefers
Star-Advertiser, 2/14/16

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is ramping up hiring with the hopes of having 750 employees on staff by an anticipated May 27 opening.

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Sanjiv Hulugalle, general manager of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, said transformation of the resort from the former J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort and Spa into the first Four Seasons on Oahu is nearly complete. The Ihilani, which was the first hotel built at the Ko Olina Resort, closed in January 2015 to make way for renovations and its re-branding as a Four Seasons. About 500 workers lost their jobs.

“We are anxiously counting down the days to our opening,” Hulugalle said. “Today there are somewhere between 550 and 600 construction workers on-site working seven days a week. We are very much on track for our May debut.”  Continue reading