The great Waikiki hotel coup d’etat of August 2011
- Mar 26, 2012 4:45 am
Nine months after the owners of what is now referred to as the Waikiki Modern tossed out Marriott’s Edition team, the hotel is struggling to maintain the chain’s promise of a contemporary, boutique stay.
Late into the evening one August night last year, a hostile coup took place in the picture postcard tourist hotspot of Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach. While the city’s political leaders weren’t at risk, some of its sun-seeking visitors were.
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