Charity Walk goes over the top

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

From left, Marc Walz, general manager of the Westin Princeville and president of the Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association Kaua‘i Chapter, and Kaua‘i HLTA Director Samira Siale, accept an award of more than $20,000 from Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa General Manager Michael Murphy and Hyatt Director of Rooms Bobby Raquel, at the Po‘ipu property on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.

PO‘IPU — When Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort &Spa General Manager Michael Murphy presented a check for more than $20,000 to the Hawai‘i Lodging &Tourism Association Kaua‘i Chapter, he had no idea the efforts of the Hyatt associates broke the record for the Kaua‘i Visitor Industry Charity Walk.