Tuesday, June 22, 1999Name: Monica Schiffer
Position: General manager, Waikiki Joy Hotel
First job: Liberty House clerk, Lihue
Favorite pastimes: Going to parks, beach and mountains
Monica Schiffer takes over management of the 94-room Waikiki Joy Hotel for Aston Hotels & Resorts. The Waikiki Joy Hotel is known as a smaller, boutique hotel with special features.
Waikiki Joy Hotel taps new GM
"There is a Jacuzzi and a private stereo system in every room," Schiffer said. "We get a lot of local people who come into Waikiki for the weekends."
There also is a 13-room karaoke studio located in the hotel building.
Schiffer has been with Aston for more than 10 years, and most recently was general manager of the Honolulu Prince Hotel in Waikiki.
She also helped establish the new computer system at the Poipu Point condominium resort, handled special projects for the Kaanapali Shores condominium and was acting general manager at the Maui Park condominium.
Aston Hotels & Resorts operates 31 condominium resorts and hotels on the four major Hawaiian islands.
By Jerry Tune, Star-Bulletin