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 Sales, Long 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 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 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, 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 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.
Welcome 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, 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.
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 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)
James has been working part time in guest services since 2013 for Captain Cook
Resorts and is very happy to have become a full time employee this year. He grew
up in Japan so he is fluent in Japanese as well as English.
Kana is a Reservation Agent at Captain Cook Resorts. She was born in Japan,
raised in United Kingdom and United States, currently residing in Hawaii. Graduated
University of Hawaii at Manoa with Bachelors in FineArts Degree, ask her about
the art, hiking and food scenes on Oahu!
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.