Kaua‘i resorts hope to bounce back from COVID-19 pandemic

  • Courtesy Timbers Resorts, Hokuala Hokuala, a Timbers Resort closed at the end of March amid COVID-19 fears and tourism lockdowns leaving 180 employees out of work. The July 1 reopening of the property's resort, restaurant and golf course already has reopened and Timbers is near full staff with 146 employees now returning.

  • Photo courtesy of Timbers Resort

    Hualani Executive Chef Zach Cummings (left) poses with farmer Cody Meyers (right), at the the farm at Hokuala at the resort’s vegetable garden.

  • Photo courtesy of Ko‘a Kea Hotel

    Ko‘a Kea Hotel & Resort has made numerous changes to operations across the property in order to reassure guests that their stay will be safe and healthy. The property also went through a rigorous process to become an approved Enhanced Movement Quarantine (EMQ) “resort bubble” hotel.

Hokuala Resort at Timbers Managing Director Gary Moore is reporting an increase in the occupancy of the luxury resort since the start of January.