AboutOur Team


About Us

Captain Cook Resorts is a licensed travel agency that markets vacation rentals for Captain Cook Real Estate, a full-service real estate company founded in 1991 and located in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Our office is comprised of three divisions: Real Estate SalesLong Term Property Management, and our division, Vacation Rentals & Property Management.

Captain Cook Resorts oversees an ever-expanding inventory of quality privately-owned vacation rental condominiums in Waikiki and the Diamond Head/Gold Coast areas of Oahu.



Ingrid - Vacation Rental Agent


Ingrid has been an integral part of the Captain Cook reservation team for many

years. Originally from Florida, she came to Hawaii and was instantly hooked.

She enjoys the beach and sampling the local cuisine.  If you want to find a local

restaurant, ask Ingrid!






Barbara Property Manager




Barbara joined Captain Cook Real Estate in 2008 as a licensed Realtor

Associate and has since become one of our property managers. When

she's not working hard, she enjoys stand up paddling in beautiful Waikiki.




Lauri vacation rental agent



Lauri, the Reservations Manager, has lived in 11 U.S. states, and is proud to have

attended high school and college on Oahu.  An integral part of the Captain 

Cook team, she's also a writer, sings and plays ukulele and guitar, loves the

diverse culture in the islands, and is proud to call Hawaii home!






Denise - Vacation Rental Reservationist



Denise was born and raised right here in Honolulu, Hawaii. She attended
college in Indiana and New York City, and then returned home to paradise
and has been working in the hotel industry for over 25 years.  Her favorite
pastime is reading and listening to KPOP (Korean pop) music and dramas.
She enjoys spending time with family and mainland friends, taking them to
local attractions and introducing them to popular local cuisine.






Vacation Rental Agent - WendyWelcome Wendy, our newest member of the Captain Cook team. Wendy was

born and raised in Hawaii and loves to travel with her family around the world

to learn all about different cultures. She loves to try different kinds of restaurants

in Hawaii and her favorite is Italian, Mexican and Hawaiian foods. In her spare time

she enjoys craft beading and is a big fan of UH Football and UH Wahine Volleyball games.








Kazuko, Japanese Vacation Rental Agent

Kazuko, is originally from Tokyo. After graduating from the university
there, she moved to Maryland in 1974 and then to Hawaii in 1979. She obtained

her real estate sales license to manage properties in 1988.  Kazuko joined the

Captain Cook Resorts team in April 2012 in order to serve Japanese customers. 

Kazuko enjoys meeting and taking care of people. In her free time, she enjoy singing and Hula.





Paul Property Manager

Aloha!  Meet Paul, one of our Resort Property Managers.  Paul has a diverse
background:  he retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years in Aviation
Maintenance Management.  Since his retirement in 1998, he taught SCUBA
diving and captained tour boats and submarines here in Hawaii.  He joined
Captain Cook Resorts in 2009.  While with the Navy, Paul lived in Kanagawa,
Japan for 12 years where he learned to speak fluent Japanese (日本語も話せます).
Paul loves greeting our guests and sharing the “Aloha Spirit.”  He will go out of

his way to provide that extra something to make your stay with us more comfortable.




Byron, Vacation Rental Property Manager



Byron previously lived in Hawaii then moved to Japan for many years to teach and

has returned to Hawaii and is one of our guest service managers.  If there is anything

you need during your stay, please to not hesitate to contact Byron.

Byron is also fluent in Japanese (日本語)




Jessica - Waikiki Property Manager



Jessica is the newest member to the Captain Cook team. Coming from a service industry

background, we are especially happy to welcome her aboard. 









 Suzanne MacGill Vacation Rental Management


Suzanne joined Captain Cook Real Estate in 2004 as a licensed Realtor Associate.  She has held
various management  positions and is now in charge of vacation rental acquisition.  Her backgound
includes over 25 years in marketing and selling ski tour vacation travel packages to Rocky Mountain
and western Canadian ski destinations.  Suzanne is a supporter of live jazz and classical music
performances here in Honolulu.