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Elie

Managing Partner

Elie Aoun also hails from Las Vegas, NV, and as you may have guessed, he is the husband of our General Manager Leslie Ann Sherman-Aoun.  Originally from Lebanon, Elie has a strong diverse background in sales and marketing.  A world traveler, he lived in Africa in his early 20s, and focused...

Leslie

Managing Partner

Leslie comes to Suite Paradise from Las Vegas, NV!  For the past 20+ years, Leslie has been a successful real estate agent and General Manager for an international real estate firm known as Realty Executives, she was not only responsible for managing her own team but also worked together with...

Malia

Reservations Manager

Malia Beniamina is a local Kauai girl that resides on the west side of the island.  Beginning with Suite Paradise in 1997 as a Reservations/Front Desk Agent, the knowledge and expertise she gained propelled her to the Front Office Manager position in 2003.  Malia enjoys being part of the guest...

Lei

Reservationist

Lei migrated to Hawaii in 1981 from the Philippines, and now considers Kauai her second home; She joined Suite Paradise in 2014 as a Front Desk Agent and Reservationist, and has a had a very successful tenure to date; Lei considers herself a very personable individual, and the highlight of her...

Seannie

Reservationist

Seannie Hookano was born and raised on the beautiful west side of Kauai.  From a young age, Seannie always had a great passion for working with people, and really enjoyed sharing her knowledge of the island with everyone that she had met.  With an aloha spirit and a warm smile, she will always...

Marlene

Quality Assurance Manager

Marlene has been working for us since 1989.  As Quality Assurance Manager, she works with homeowners to ensure the upkeep of their “home away from home”.  This is no easy task, and involves the other in-house departments of Suite Paradise, as well as various trades and vendors.  Her normal day...

Nelson

Maintenance

Nelson has been on the island of Kauai for ages, and has also been in the maintenance and hospitality fields for a very long time.  He loves to see our guests happy while vacationing here, and often tells them stories about the beautiful island and the many Hollywood movies that have been...

Rick

Maintenance

Rick was proudly born under the sign of Taurus on the 23rd of April in the early hours of a Sunday, in Isabela Philippines. As a Taurean possesses the characteristics of being a hard worker, Rick is...

Thanh

Housekeeping Manager

Thanh started her career as a General Manager for Da Nang Hotel over 45 years ago. After 1975, she and her family moved to Saigon, where she owned a clothing boutique. In 1984, she immigrated with her family to the United States where she held various jobs, before eventually moving to Kauai in...

Nita

Housekeeping

After graduating college in the Philippines, Nita made the bold decision to travel abroad in sight of a better future. Working as a domestic helper in Singapore for four years, Nita travelled yet again to Toronto, Canada, where she worked five more years as a nanny. She then found herself...

Edgar

Housekeeping

Edgar was born and raised in the Philippines and migrated to Hawaii to join his family in 1986.  He began to work for Kiahuna Plantation as a groundskeeper and also Waiohai Hotel until 1992.  Edgar eventually joined the housekeeping department of Suite Paradise in June of 2000, and is very...

Alex

Housekeeping

Alex was a butcher back in the Philippines prior to his arrival in Kauai back in 2011. Upon arriving, he instantly felt like he was back at home. He began working at the Poipu Kai grounds, and part time at a local Big Save grocery store.

In his spare time, he enjoys bringing his wife out...

Raquel

Housekeeping

Although proud to be originally from the Philippines, Raquel considers herself a west side girl, raised on the tropical island of Kauai.  She graduated from Waimea High School, and then worked as a cashier at a clothing/bathing suit shop, and also as a caretaker, prior to eventually settling...

Bella

Housekeeping

In 1967, Bella came from the Philippines to join her husband in the Kaumakani Camp. She was a housewife with 4 children that kept her busy all the time, but once they went to school, she found herself looking for a job. At that time, she noticed that Suite Paradise was hiring for...

Jim

IT Manager

Jim Serles is our systems guy, an analyst, and an architect.  He has been with Suite Paradise for over 10 years. He is currently responsible for our website, network, and cloud systems, and he moved to Kauai from New Jersey with his wife Sandy back in 2001.  Prior to coming to our island,...