Meet Our Concierges
At Halekulani, our Concierges are the epitome of commitment to our guest’s service. We are proud to have the highest number of Les Clefs d’Or certified Concierges in Honolulu. Members of this renowned and exclusive International Association of Hotel Concierges, proudly display the symbol of Les Clefs d’Or, or the golden keys, on their lapels.
Born and raised on the island of Kauai, David started his career at Halekulani at the front desk in 2004 and prior to his departure in 2016, worked as a Concierge. David recently returned as the hotel’s Chef Concierge in July 2022 and is focusing on finding new ways to elevate the guest’s experience during their time on Oahu. His attention to detail, passion for service excellence, and his quest for the perfect meal, make him a great leader for our Concierge team.
Vanessa brings her love of good food and cooking to her work at Halekulani. A Concierge since 2013, she is also the current President of The Concierge Association of Hawaii. She is always looking to explore a new restaurant or café, and shares these new discoveries with our guests.
Erena Takekawa is a native of Oahu and has been with Halekulani since 1987. One of our long-serving Concierges, Erena is also a proud member of Les Clefs d’Or as well as a member of the Concierge Association of Hawaii.
Hawaii’s oldest and largest art museum was founded in 1927. It is recognized for its outstanding collection of Asian, European, Pacific, American and African art, showcased in some 30 galleries surrounding six garden courts. Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests.
Featuring the largest Asia/Pacific natural history collection in the world. Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests.
Built in 1882, Iolani Palace was and continues to be the only official royal residence in the United States. Complimentary access provided to Halekulani guests.