In this role, Yagi is responsible for providing strategic leadership to HGV’s resort operations teams at Lagoon Tower, Kaila Tower and Grand Waikikian. She will be instrumental in the opening of the company’s newest property, Grand Islander – a 37-story, 418-unit tower scheduled to open in early 2017 as the fourth HGV property at Hilton Hawaiian Village.
“Pam is a hospitality veteran with more than 25 years of experience in Hawaii,” says Stan Soroka, HGV’s chief customer officer. “Her commitment to our Hilton values will ensure we continue to deliver exceptional vacation experiences to our owners and guests.
”Yagi most recently served as general manager of the Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations Club. Previously, she was the interim general manager at the Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach and assistant general manager at the Holiday Inn Resort Waikiki Beachcomber.
Yagi has served in multiple leadership roles with the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, the Women in Lodging and Tourism – Hawaii Chapter and the Pacific Asia Travel Association. She is a certified hotel administrator through the American Hotel and Lodging Association and was recently recognized as one of 14 “Women Who Mean Business” by Pacific Business News.