Michael Drew

Michael DrewQ: What makes Moloka’i a unique vacation destination?
A: Moloka’i is truly a Hawaii gem. It’s the only island in the Hawaiian chain that practices the Hawaiian culture to its fullest. No traffic lights, no buildings taller than 30 feet and no chain stores or restaurant.


Q: If you could only choose one local attraction that is a must-see, what would it be?
A: Taking a hike to the leper colony “Kalaupapa”


Q: What is your background in the hospitality industry?
A: My hospitality career started on June 14, 1989. I have worked 27 years in the hospitality industry and have worked every position there is in a hotel.


Q: How long have you been the GM at Hotel Moloka’i?
A: My Hotel Moloka’i career started on February 6, 2007. Over 10 years here, and I still have that passion.


Q: What is your favorite room at Hotel Moloka’i and why?
A: Units 220 or 221 (Oceanfronts) or units 206 (Garden View Deluxe). However, unit 205 (VIP Suite), once complete, will be my absolute favorite.


Q: What makes Hotel Moloka’i different from surrounding hotels?
A: We are in a very unique situation – we are the ONLY hotel on the island. However, Hotel Moloka’i gives the authentic, Hawaiian experience that you will not find at any other lodging area here on Moloka’i.


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