Lynne Nagaoka promoted to human resources director at Kaua’i Marriott Resort

Lynne Nagaoka was recently promoted to director of human resources at the Kaua’i Marriott Resort & Beach Club along Kalapaki Beach.

Formerly human resources manager, Nagaoka replaces Andrew Newmark, who returned home to Australia.

In addition to overseeing the human resources department, she will create, implement and oversee training programs and learning systems to support workforce planning and career development.

Nagaoka joined the Kaua’i Marriott in 1995 as a convention services manager, and previously served as a catering sales manager at Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa, and the Westin Kauai.

She is a board member of the Kauai United Way, Kauai Job Service Employer Committee and Kauai High School Academy of Travel and Tourism.

Nagaoka is also treasurer of the Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School PTSA, and a member of the Kauai Chamber of Commerce.

Born on the Big Island, she holds an associate’s degree in travel industry management from O’ahu’s Kapiolani Community College.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, send us an email.