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Aqua Aloha Surf receives Hawaii Green Business Award

May 7, 2013
Honolulu, Hawaii – Aqua Hospitality (, is pleased to announce that a 2013 Hawaii Green Business Award has been awarded to Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki, a part of the Aqua Hotels & Resorts division.

Sponsored by the state Department of Health; the state Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism; and the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, the 202-room Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki is a first-time recipient and achieved a 24 percent reduction in electricity use with the implementation of energy- and water-efficiency measures and electronic room key card system.

The award was presented by Gov. Neil Abercrombie during a ceremony at the State Capitol.
“Aqua Hospitality recognizes the importance of minimizing the impact on our environment with earth-friendly practices at our hotels,” said Elizabeth Churchill, Aqua’s Sr. VP Sales & Marketing. “As part of Aqua’s ongoing commitment to green initiatives, Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki has made the transition to being eco-conscious.”

Aqua Hospitality is a member of the Hawaii Ecotourism Association, a non-profit committed to protecting Hawaii’s unique natural environment and cultures. Its members include government agencies, educational institutions, environmental organizations and others.

About Aqua Hospitality®
Aqua Hospitality is a Hawaii-based management company founded in 2001. The company provides full-service management including sales, marketing, Internet distribution, individualized branding, reservations, as well as revenue management to maximize profitability. Currently representing 23 contemporary properties on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai and Hawaii Island, Aqua offers lifestyle full-service resorts, stylish boutique hotels, comfortable budget properties and a historic hotel within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

For more information on the company, individual hotels, and its three divisions of hotels – Monogram Hotel Collection, Aqua Hotels and Resorts and Lite Hotels – visit or call 1-808-943-9291.