Castle Resorts & Hotels Announces New Appointments

HONOLULU, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Resorts & Hotels is pleased to announce the following changes in managerial staff.

"Each of these managers has earned respect in the hospitality industry and we are pleased to offer each a role in which their talents will be most valuable," said President & COO Alan Mattson. "As our portfolio of properties continues to grow and evolve, we will continue to focus on our greatest asset, our team," he continued.

Jason Hanzawa will transfer from his post as Operations Manager at Waikiki Grand Hotel on Oahu to become Castle's Corporate Operations Manager. In his role at Waikiki Grand Hotel Mr. Hanzawa has been responsible for management of day-to-day operations as well as some other corporate duties, including distribution of Company newsletters. Mr. Hanzawa will begin his new duties on October 1, 2012.

Randy Ahlo will transfer from his current position of General Manager at Waikiki Shore to become the new General Manager at Hokele Suites Waikiki. Mr. Ahlo will also oversee the operations at Waikiki Grand Hotel and will begin his new duties on October 1, 2012.

Larry Mayo will transfer from his current position of General Manager of Hokele Suites Waikiki on Oahu to Kauai where he will assume the role of General Manager of Castle's newest properties, Kauai Kailani and Mokihana, both on the island's famed Coconut Coast.

Kenny Ching will transfer from his current role as General Manager of Kamaole Sands on Maui to Oahu where he will assume the position of General Manager of Waikiki Shore.

Paul Gomez will join the Company to replace Mr. Ching at Kamaole Sands in Kihei, Maui. Mr. Gomez has extensive knowledge of Kamaole Sands and has been a resident of Maui for the past 30 years. A seasoned veteran of property management, Mr. Gomez's past properties include Kamaole Sands under Maui Condo and Home, Ma'alea Surf Resort, Maui Kai Resort, and Kapalua Villas.

Castle Resorts & Hotels is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Castle Group, Inc. Headquartered in Honolulu, Castle manages a broad portfolio of guest accommodations including value/economy hotels, full-service hotels and spacious all-suite condominium resorts and luxury villas in the Hawaiian Islands on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Kauai and Hawaii; in Micronesia on Saipan; and in New Zealand on the North Island. To learn more or to make a reservation, visit or call (800) 367-5004. Join us and keep up with current events at and

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