Kathy Clarke Hawaii


About Kathy Clarke Hawaii

Kathy Clarke was the first outer-island-based DMC in Hawaii and has grown with Hawaii's visitor industry. Responsive to client goals, we have professionally served the MICE market since 1980. Initially located on Maui, the main office relocated to Hawaii Island in 1988 and expanded to service all Hawaiian Islands. The company rebranded to Kathy Clarke Hawaii to capitalize on the excellent industry reputation and existing name recognition of the principal owner. The company’s excellent industry reputation and the existing name recognition of the principal owner, Kathy Clarke, have developed the most committed loyalties and strongest supplier base in Hawaii. This valuable resource provides added value, exceptional service, and unprecedented flexibility. Our creative events are well known in Hawaii and our strong hotel relationships and unique venues make event planning a pleasure.

What Makes Us Unique

Thirty-six years of rock solid destination management and event production. KCH is a mid-size company with personalized service. We guarantee you will maintain control of your budget for the expected ROI with confidence in operational outcome. We do the leg work, assemble the packages, and provide the details, recaps, descriptive write-ups, creativity, and local knowledge you need. Information is presented in concise formats for quick review, practical usage, and confident decision making.

What everyone is saying about Kathy Clarke Hawaii

"Kathy and her team are professional, responsive, and flexible. They will work with the client on what they are trying to develop for their attendees. I would recommend Kathy to work with anyone as I trust her knowledge, her personality and her capabilities."

- Sheila Hammer, Global Events Leader, Genworth

"Your work with us from the beginning was terrific and among the most professional we have experienced by a DMC. You listened and gave us the option needed to make good decisions. The end result was a meeting that our Sales Reps are still talking about and directly motivating them."

- Dave Knau, Pioneer

"We have from time to time compared your product and services with your competitors in Hawaii. You continually meet or beat both quality and creativity. Thank you for your continued support and efforts to make us look good to our clients. "

- Ann d'Eon, President, ADI Meetings & Events

Industry Involvement and Awards


It’s difficult to find a more naturally inspiring destination than Hawaii for your next meeting. Our islands have everything to make any size event a complete success.

Only in Hawaii will you find a combination of breathtaking beauty, perfect weather, modern facilities, and a destination infrastructure recognized worldwide as second to none. The intangible known as the Aloha Spirit is a combination of welcome, caring, friendliness. and attention that inspires every visitor to our shores.

Key areas around Hawaii

  • Island of Oahu – Waikiki, Honolulu, KoOlina Resort, and North Shore Turtle Bay
  • Island of Maui – Lahaina, Wailea Resort, Kaanapali Resort, and Kapalua Resort
  • Hawaii Island – Kohala Coast, Kailua-Kona, Keauhou, Hamakua, Hilo, and Kailua-Kona
  • Island of Kauai – Poipu, Princeville, and Lihue
  • Island of Lanai – Manele Bay, Hulopoe Bay, Koele, and Lanai City
  • Molokai Island – Kalapapa

Why Hawaii?

  • Longevity and stability – 36 rock solid years as Hawaii’s hottest DMC and event company.
  • Strong supplier and hotel relationships – Committed partner loyalty enables us to provide added value, exceptional service, and unprecedented flexibility.
  • Flexibility and creativity – Fulfilling our clients’ objectives comes first and we have long been recognized as the most creative, innovative, and resourceful DMC in Hawaii.
  • Budget control and guaranteed ROI – All of Hawaii’s unique and creative resources are at your disposal to guarantee the best utilization of your budget, creating unforgettable moments.
  • Confidence in operational success – We have all the knowledge, expertise, and contacts. By extension, they are all yours. A successful program is our guarantee.

What's new in Hawaii

  • Four Seasons Resort on Lanai has just re-opened after a multi-million-dollar transformation, offering the highest standards of hospitality, personalized service, and innovative enhancements.
  • Four Seasons Ko Olina Resort on Oahu is schedule to open mid-2016. Previously the Ihilani, the resort will be completely re-styled in the Four Seasons Tradition.
  • The Hilo Naniloa Hotel, operated by Aqua Aston Hospitality, is undergoing a $20 million renovation of its 388 rooms. Completion of the hotel is expected in March 2016 and it will be branded as DoubleTree by Hilton.
  • Montage recently opened a 50-room residential-style hotel at Kapalua Bay on Maui. The resort is beachfront, sits on 24 acres, and includes a spa, golf, restaurants, and 50,000 square feet of event space.
  • Maui, Hawaii Island, and Kaua‘i ranked first, second, and third, respectively, in the category of “Top 10 Islands United States” in TripAdvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards.