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Journeys of Discovery: Laurence Rockefeller’s vision lives on at Big Island resort

The Big Island's Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, an iconic destination on the Kohala Coast since 1994, is presently completing a $50 million dollar renovation. The resort's public relations director, Vicky Kometani, talks with correspondent Tom Wilmer about the resort and its historic connection with developer and environmentalist Laurence Rockefeller. 

You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas award-winning podcast travel show, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer,  featured on the NPR Podcast DirectoryApple Podcast, the NPR One App & Stitcher.comTwitter: TomCWilmer Instagram: Thomas.Wilmer. Underwriting support provided by The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

 

 

Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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